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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center


101 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Circle

East St. Louis, IL 62204


618-274-5437 (phone)

618-274-1868 (fax)


Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation Staff

    Lecia J. Rives Executive Director


    V. Yvette Brown Director of Marketing & Communications
    Shirley Beltz Director of Health & Nutrition Programs
    Valerie Blackburn-Bonds Member Services & Teen Reach Manager
    Robert Blanchard Maintenance Supervisors
    Joseph Bryant Director of Finance
    Carmen Cannon Area Program Manager
    Najah Fennoy Education Manager
    Della Gray Finance Assistant
    Lisa Young Director of Resource and Development
    Antonia Ingram Food Service Coordinator
    Jackie Johnson Lincoln School Manager
    Shanette Mickens Maintenance Worker
    Shakira Nasiruddin Director of Philanthropy & Volunteerism
    Leonard Nelson Director of Facilities, Systems, and Athletics work
    Sharla Randolph Executive Assistant / Office Manager
    Shakira Nasiruddin Director of Program Services
    Ruby Streate Program Manager - Performing Arts & Culture
    Monique Stephens Programs Manager - Leagues
    Theodore Fombrun Director of Education

Board of Directors

  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee- Chairperson and President

  • Robert D. Kersee- Vice President

  • Mary Cannon

  • Larry L. Deskins

  • Nino A. Fennoy

  • Valarie Foster

  • Dr. Herschel L. Garrett Jr.

  • Barbara S. Jacob

  • Dr. Richard C. Lehman

  • Dr. Lillian A. Parks

  • Beverly Powell

  • Herman Smith, Jr.

  • Joe E. Wiley

  • Marquita T. Wiley

  • Staci  M. Yandle


Our Mission:

”To provide youth, adults and families with the resources to improve their quality of life and to enhance communities worldwide, with special attention directed to East St. Louis, Illinois.”

JJKF encourages you to reach out for kids & contribute to a great cause

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Why support JJKF? Because we care for kids.

Donations to JJKF help provide care to Many Kids who need strong family values and educational structure in there lives.  JJKF and its member organizations offer education and hands-on services that can improve quality of life for kids in need and their families. Your support is critical to make a difference in a child's life at our center.

Thank you for caring.

JJKF is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

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