Ja’Sent joins the DC Central Kitchen team as the Chief Impact Officer, spearheading the organization’s programming, including program implementation, workforce development, education, and measuring our impact on the community. Ja’Sent joined the DC Central Kitchen team in 2020, bringing with her a successful track record of program implementation, grants management, programmatic “start-up to success”, government and community relations. Ja’Sent has worked for over thirteen years in DC Government programs addressing the needs of underserved families and individuals.
Ja’Sent received her BA in English at the University of the District of Columbia, and a Masters in Social Work at Walden University. Outside of DC Central Kitchen, Ja’Sent spends many volunteer hours serving the community through her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project, and Girl Scouts of America. She is the proud mother of two children, and wife of an MPD police officer.