Paulette is a Chicago native, born and raised on the south side of the city, where she currently resides. She is the proud parent of one daughter and doting grandmother to two beautiful granddaughters who bring immeasurable joy to her life. She is a firm believer in the power of positive influence and exposure to life beyond the community in which you live. Her love of family and community drives her to reach out to those in need and offer assistance and encouragement wherever she may be able to help. Her career as an accountant and operator of an income tax preparation service affords Paulette the insight needed to help others begin to be more cognizant of the need to be financially literate and to properly manage their funds, in our ever-changing financial landscape.
Lolita is a lifetime resident of Chicago, raised on the southside of Chicago. She is the proud parent of two daughters and one son who she consider her world. Despite the struggles and challenges she faced, she was committed to providing her children with a quality education and exposing them to activities and experiences that would prepare them for independence and adulthood. She is firm believer of higher education. Loleather has worked as a career counselor for the past 15 years assisting young adults with gaining employment. Her passion for the work she has been doing provides a sense of fulfillment and makes her feel as if she is living her purpose and answering her calling, to be part of a system that helps develop young people as they grow and strive to meet their potential.
April is a native of Chicago and grew up in a military household providing her the opportunity to have lived in many places in the US and in Germany while experiencing various cultures. She was infatuated with jumping double dutch, hula-hoop and hopscotch as a child. When she was introduced to Jumping Juniors and their mission, she jumped at the opportunity to be a part of such a dynamic movement. April is the mother of three and when she’s not juggling her duties between motherhood and working full time she utilizes her time giving back to her community, volunteering with youth and traveling.
Darche was born and raised on the far south side of Chicago, the youngest of four children, in a home that valued structure and accountability. Darche is the proud mother of an adult son and a consummate world traveler. She possesses a hunger for knowledge and adventure and has been blessed to be able to travel to many of the places she read about as a child or young adult. Darche has been a member of the administrative team in operations at Urban Prep Academy, Bronzeville Campus and currently serves in the role of Business/Facilities Manager at Legacy Charter School on the city’s west side.