Shawn A. Jackson, J.D., M.Div., DTM is a native Washingtonian. She currently resides in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Shawn is a recent graduate of Howard University School of Divinity where she earned a Master of Divinity. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Justice from American University and a Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School.
Ms. Jackson’s legal career spans over twenty-five years. She has over twenty years of federal government experience. Currently, Shawn works at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where she has received numerous awards.
Shawn is a sought after transformational speaker and best-selling author who seeks to help women and girls shift from stress to strength, with a mission to empower women and girls to walk in their God-given purpose. She recently co-authored best-selling book “The Power of Perseverance” which highlights powerful journeys that take an in-depth look at embracing your purpose, elevating your mindset and enhancing your perseverance.
Ms. Jackson is an active Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is a charter member and former president of Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., which serves the communities of Laurel, Bowie, and Greenbelt, Maryland. Shawn is also an active member of the TOP Ladies of Distinction-Prince George’s County Chapter.
Shawn is a faithful member of Reid Temple AME Church in Glenn Dale, Maryland where she serves on the Senior Usher Board, Women’s Ministry, and Discipleship Development Ministry. She currently serves as an on-line ministry host for the Sunday morning worship services.
Ms. Jackson tries to live her life addressing one of Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous quotes which states: “Life’s most persistent question and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”