Jessica Sharp is passionate about empowering traditionally underserved and minority communities, and youth development. She is the Founder of Sharp Brain Consulting which works with youth and the adults who serve them. Additionally, she serves as a Capacity Building Specialist with the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Through her work, she supports youth-serving organizations that work youth primarily in out-of-home care.

Jessica is committed to improving her community. She does this through her involvement in a variety of organizations including the Junior League of Greenville, the United Way of Greenville, Pride Link, and the Greenville Theatre. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville and is a Diversity Fellow with the Riley Institute and has been recognized for her work to better the Greenville community.

She regularly speaks about various topics related to the brain and is an active blogger for GenTwenty. Jessica has a Master’s of Public Affairs from the University of Missouri and is currently a student at William James College where she is obtaining a Doctorate in Leadership Psychology. In her free time, Jessica enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and spending time with friends and family. Jessica is active on Instagram and Twitter at @sharpjes.