Jamilah Collins, NCLA Fellow
Jamilah graduated Cum Laude from Bethune-Cookman University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. She was a 2014 Teach for America Corps Member in Halifax County, Eastern North Carolina. Jamilah taught American History at North Edgecombe High School in Tarboro, North Carolina. She served as the social studies department chair and as a member of the School Improvement, Innovation Scheduling, and Opportunity Culture teams. Additionally, Jamilah has served as a Servant Leader Intern for the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School program at Peacemakers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. During her residency year, she serves as the Principal Resident at North Edgecombe High School.