Board of Directors
Jeri Marshall is an Outreach Specialist and Adjunct Faculty member at American River College. As an adjunct faculty member he teaches college success with an African American emphasis for the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community. Jeri has served as a youth minister with Faith Fellowship Community Church, South Sacramento Christian Center and has been instrumental in the church educational programs and youth projects. He is personally involved in youth community outreach as a Violence Prevention Consultant providing workshops and presentations for schools, law enforcement agencies and community organizations. Jeri is also a member of the national consortium of Street Soldiers an organization dedicated to eliminating violence. Jeri serves as a motivational speaker, guest lecturer, youth advisor, and teaches personal growth classes for foster youth. Jeri’s past and present professional affiliations include Vice Present of Los Rios Community College District Black Faculty Staff Association, Classified Senate Vice-President. Jeri is the recipient of the Oregon Institute of Technology Outstanding Alumni Service Award (2007) and Street Soldier of the Year honor in August of 2005 from the Omega Boys Club in San Francisco, CA. He is also a contributing author to the first edition of the book Our Black Fathers Brave, Bold & Beautiful, by Joslyn Gaines-Vanderpool and Anita Royston. Jeri currently serves as a voting member of the Council of Elders for the Umoja Community Education Foundation.
Jeri holds a B.A. Degree from California State University, Sonoma in Environmental Science, a M.A. Degree from Oklahoma State University in Physical Education Administration, as well as a M.A. Degree from the University of La Verne in Counseling.