Jessica P. Cameron joined the Taylor Center for Equity and Inclusion at St. Olaf College Fall 2020. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, then lived in Iowa for five years and Minnesota since 2015. She earned her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University, where she majored in sociology with a minor in biological and pre-med illustration. At the University of Minnesota, she pursued her master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Policy Development with an emphasis on educational policy. At Iowa State, she started her student-centered work in higher education as an ambassador and mentor, then professionally as an admissions counselor, program coordinator, and assistant director for the National Science Foundation grant (NSF). Her work at NSF involved doubling the number of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander students receiving baccalaureate degrees in science technology, engineering, and math. Her expertise has been centered in supporting marginalized, LGBTQIA+, cross-cultural, and multicultural students.