Ashley Lemon began working for UNCF in 2009 as the Administrative Assistant for the New Jersey office. Prior to joining the New Jersey office, she worked for the Gates Millennium Scholars program as a Program Assistant in an administrative capacity. Working with UNCF for the past 8 years and seeing the many students who have been able to achieve academic success, through the work done in the New Jersey office and throughout the organization has made an impact on her. Working for UNCF has taught her the importance of education and has encouraged her to pursue higher education.
Lemon is currently attending William Paterson University, working towards obtaining her B.S in Sociology with a concentration in Community and Civic Engagement.