Jazzy D. Davenport Russ

Policy Fellow

Jazzy D. Davenport Russ, co-founder of Black Girls Break Bread and Chicago native, is a high school educator, community college professor, mentor, and advocate for social justice, racial equity, and equality in the Chicago area. A champion of Black children, her servant leadership style nurtures an environment of excellence for her students, her school, and its community. Davenport Russ is a lifelong learner. She prides herself on being Fisk made while also holding degrees from Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University, and Dominican University. She is a proud wife and new mom to a sweet baby boy.

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