Questions about the Career Exploration Program, contact Jayla Sims at jaylas [at] bgcm [dot] org
JaMeko Williams brings with her more than 15 years of experience in technical education and workforce development. She is passionate about vocational training and the bright futures that careers in these areas can provide.
JaMeko holds an MPA from the University of Memphis, and BA degrees from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. One of her favorite pastimes is cheering on the Vols in Neyland Stadium. Experiencing great Memphis eateries is a close second.
She believes that “Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life; it's about what you inspire others to do.”
Email: jamekow [at] bgcm [dot] org
In the fall of 2011, Crystal took on the role of Assistant Director of Career Development where she serves the Technical Training Center in organizing their curriculum as well as scheduling guest speakers, implementing new programs such as UPS Road Code, and making sure that the Club members receive the skills necessary to enter the workforce.
Email: crystalh [at] bgcm [dot] org
Jayla Sims is a Memphis native, Lausanne Collegiate and University of Memphis alumna. She is passionate about mentoring and developing youth into future leaders. Jayla is very excited to place students in internships, as well as host workshops, seminars, and events to promote college readiness and career development to prepare Boys & Girls Clubs trainees for successful careers. In her spare time, Jayla enjoys traveling, shopping, and finding new eateries in Memphis.
email: jaylas [at] bgcm [dot] org
Ronnie Powell brings with him more than 13 years of experience in the Culinary and Hospitality Industry. He is passionate about educating our youth and the Memphis community about culinary arts and the importance of sustainable food involving local farmers and local businesses.
Powell holds a BA from the New England Culinary Institute. He loves to cook for his friends and family; but most importantly spending time with his wonderful wife, Ashley. He enjoys cheering on 901 collegiate teams and supporting his alma mater, Christian Brothers High School.