GEAR UP Jefferson County Staff

Jacques Watkins

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GEAR UP Area Facilitator

Jacques is the area facilitator for Hueytown High School.

Jacques was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She received her B.A. in Communication from Berea College and M.A. in Human Service Counseling from Liberty University. Jacques also has a Master of Public Administration from Liberty University. She has nearly a decade of professional experience working within higher education and coordinating community services through college access and readiness programs. She is an advocate for student learning, enrichment, and ensuring students are not solely equipped for classroom success, but they are able to translate their educational experiences into tools for success within the community.