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
Quin Kelly is a native West Memphian and a graduate of The University of Memphis. After graduating, Quin worked for eight years at Lakeside Behavioral Health as a community counselor and admissions specialist. During that time her attention was focused on discovering the components of self-esteem, especially for children and teens. Recently, she volunteered at several Boys & Girls Clubs in Tennessee and Arkansas. Before becoming the Director of Culinary Arts, she worked at The Academies of West Memphis as a Self Esteem Coach.