Clearly, the mission of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation is straightforward and resolute: To inspire a community by connecting with the children, youth and families of East St. Louis and being receptive to their needs.


Full-Time Employees

Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Chairman and CEO

Terry Hutchens

Marcell Phiffer

DeWitt Rule

Simone Springfield
Director, Programs

ShaVon Wilson
Director, Programs

Part-time Employees 

Telitha Blackshear

Passion Bragg

Christina Craine

Shontay Ford

Antonia Ingram

Tela Lury

Rachel Speichinger

Rory Taylor

Rhonda Taylor-Deboe

Sharon Ward