Dr. Jennifer Brown

Jennifer D. Brown, Ed.D., received her Doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University, and was awarded her B.A. and Masters in English by Winthrop University. She is currently Executive Director/CEO for KIPP Jacksonville Schools. 

Brown relocated to Jacksonville in 2015. She serves on the District Board of Trustees, Florida State College at Jacksonville, and as Board Member and Secretary for the Northeast Florida Women Veterans Association. For the prior six years, she led innovative education programs with school systems in Charlotte and New York City.

Brown is an Army veteran who served as a Public Affairs Broadcast Non-Commissioned Officer for eight years. As Section Leader overseeing a bureau of four, she was part of the team that established an Armed Forces Network radio station in Baghdad, Iraq, 2003-2004.