Dierra Jenkins is a passionate community activist and consistently volunteers her time to help young people fight past their challenges. She has been a Buffalo Public School teacher aide for the past four years and varsity girls basketball coach and is now currently attending Buffalo State College studying to become a social studies teacher.

Dierra studied International Business at Villa Maria College and Culinary Arts at Niagara County Community College. In her efforts to support the youth of WNY she has served as events coordinator for GIRLS Sports Foundation, Inc. and now hold the position as the Vice President of Operations.

She was also the previous lead organizer for Black Lives Matter – Buffalo Chapter and organizer for other social justice groups locally. In her spare time she started a business development company called The Launch Agency, Inc. enjoys playing around with music, cooking and playing sports like basketball and soccer.

Dierra Jenkins

Vice President & Social Media Director

E: d.jenkins@gsfwny.org P: (716) 715-1877