Program Coordinator, Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership & Community Development
Jesse coordinates community efforts in seven of DCA’s fourteen partner neighborhoods, focusing in Southwest Central Durham. Previously, Jesse served with the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership from 2010 to 2012 as the Senior Resident Community Engagement Fellow. Jesse returned to DCA in 2021 after working at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Jesse also serves on multiple boards and committees, including the Pauli Murray Center for History & Social Justice, Organizing Against Racism Durham, and the Durham Community Safety & Wellness Task Force. Jesse graduated from Duke in 2010 with a degree in Sociology and went on to obtain a masters in counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, concentrating in college counseling and student development in higher education.