My Resume

Destiny’s devotion to academic and professional excellence remains exemplary. The resume presents a glimpse into Destiny’s career trajectory regarding: advocacy, public service, leadership, entrepreneurship,  fundraising, research & writing, digital strategy, and book publishings.

Visit DestinyJackson.org to view a more in-depth account of Destiny’s current works and advocacy. Connect with Destiny on twitter @DestinyRJackson.

EDUCATION

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY  | GRADUATED MAY 2016

  • BACHELORS OF SCIENCE: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • SPECIALIZATION: FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT
  • MINOR: COMMUNICATIONS WITH PUBLIC RELATIONS EMPHASIS

ADVOCACY

Destiny Jackson Foundation

EDUCATIONAL ADVOCATE, 2014 – PRESENT 

Produces digital content to educate stakeholders: press releases, blog posts, opinion pieces, fact sheets, digital videos

SKILLS: Social Justice, Fundraising, Grassroots Advocacy

YouTube

CONTENT CREATOR AND PARTNER, 2013 – PRESENT

Creates digital and written content to enrich audience engagement and audience retention

SKILLS: Audience Engagement, Brand Building, Idea Generation

PUBLIC SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Alumni Scholarship Reviewer, 2017

Assessed scholarship suitability of high-achieving undergraduate students through essay reviewing

SKILLS: Strategic Decisioning, Proofreading, Grammar Proficiency, Essay Content Analysis

Board of Elections

VOTERS ELECTIONS JUDGE, 2012 -2016

Served & assisted voters in the 2012-2016 Primary, Presidential, & Gubernatorial elections.

SKILLS: Integrity, Confidentiality, Delegation, Procedural Accuracy

The White House

ENGAGEMENT INTERN, 2013

Dedicated 580 hrs. of public service to the American people in the Office of Digital Strategy drafting digital content to amplify the Administration’s message and engage with citizens around the country

CAMPAIGNS: President Obama’s Presidential Speeches, First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!Campaign, Jill Biden’s Joining Forces Campaign

SKILLS: Project Management, Content Creation, Digital Drafting, Editing

TRAINING: Excel, Lexis Nexus, Vetting

United Planning Organization

VOLUNTEER, 2012

Created care packages with inner city youth for homeless individuals in DC on Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service

SKILLS: Leadership, Public Service, Compassion

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Rudolph Scholasticus

EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM CO-CREATOR, 2012 – 2014

Revised initial disclosure and answer to opposition forms for a trademark opposition with a multinational publishing company

SKILLS: Legal Doc Preparation, Legal Doc Submission, Legal Proofreading, Trademark Application Submission, Educational Focus Group Development

Lotus Love Underground Mob®

APPAREL BRAND CO-FOUNDER, 2010 – 2017 

Executed brand’s distribution, advertising, public relations, sales promotion, and corporate social responsibility decisions.

SKILLS: Design, Content Generation, Psychological Pricing, Inventory Tracking, Trademarking

FUNDRAISING

End The College Crisis Initiative

GRASSROOTS INITIATIVE PROJECT CREATOR, 2013 – 2014

Raised funds & earned sponsorship from NSCS and GEICO through grant writing & proposals.

SKILLS: Grant Writing, Budget Planning, Expense Planning, Blog Management, Video Production, Crisis Communication

RESEARCH AND WRITING

FINANCIAL | PR | LEGAL | LITERARY | POLITICS | POP CULTURE

Investment Strategy Recommendation, Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility Analysis, Strategy Reports, Essays, Personal Narrative, Poetry, Presidential Election Strategies, Critiques – VIEW

DIGITAL STRATEGY MANAGEMENT

DESTINYJACKSON.ORG | LOTUS LOVE UNDERGROUND MOB | JACKSON-EVANS PR | DESTINY JACKSON HAIR | VISUAL LITERACY

ACTING

TELEVISION | FILM | PAGEANT | MODEL  | THEATRE  | PUBLIC SPEAKING | SAG

The Wire on HBO (Season 4), Success For All Foundation, United Way, Gods & Generals Film, Miss Maryland Teen USA Pageant, Arena Sage, John F. Kennedy Center, Shakespeare Theatre

BOOK PUBLISHINGS    

“SLEEPY SUBLIME”| CATEGORY: CHILDREN’S LITERATURE | © 2015

“DESTINY JACKSON HAIR BIBLE” | CATEGORY: SELF-HELP | © 2016

ACADEMIC STRIDES AND RECOGNITIONS

GPA TIER

  • 3.83 Graduating
  • 3.85 Major
  • 4.00 Final Semester

HONORS

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • University Honors
  • 2013 Outstanding Honors Sophomore for Academic Achievement and Leadership

DEAN’S LIST

  • Earned 5 consecutive semesters in a row

NOTABLE INDUCTIONS 

  • 2012: National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • The Nation’s Premiere Organization for High-Achieving Students
  • 2016: Beta Gamma Sigma (International Honors Society)
    • The highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate program accredited by AACSB International

9 HONORS COURSES 

  • COMM 100: Understanding Media
  • HNRS 300:  Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement
  • ECON 200: Microeconomics
  • IBUS 300: Fundamental of International Business
  • HONORS 302: Extreme Punishments
  • MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing
  • FIN 365:  Business Finance
  • GOVT 130: Comparative Politics
  • MGMT 458: Business, Policy and Strategy

LEADERSHIP TRAINING

GOOGLE – CA: AUGUST 2012

GOLDMAN SACHS – NY: DECEMBER 2012

AFFILIATIONS

  • WHITE HOUSE INTERNSHIP ALUMNI NETWORK
  • NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
  • BETA GAMMA SIGMA
  • SCREEN ACTORS GUILD

 

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