She is continuing to work on her Doctoral Degree. She is currently the Founder and CEO of the Young Scholars Program, “The New Underground Railroad.” In 2008, she enlarged the Young Scholars Program umbrella to include a new program for African American young men, What if the Prince Dared to be King? In 2014 she created an in-school program for Young Men of Color, Rising Scholars. For her vision and outstanding work, Ms. Rushing has won numerous awards, including the Silver Medal Jefferson Award for Public Service. The Young Scholars Program has received the Model of Excellence Award by the College Board. Ms. Rushing is a presenter at national conferences and conducts workshops and training for school districts and colleges. Young Scholars has made the Dream of a College Education Come True for over 1200 students.
Title: Founder and CEO, Young Scholars Program
Mailing Address: PO Box 721, Hayward, CA, 94543
Email Address: jrushing-at-youngscholarsprogram.org
Office Number: 510-582-2620
Cell Number: 415-465-2620