As community engagement manager for UNCF’s K-12 Advocacy and Community Engagement team, Jonathan Atkins supports UNCF’s local advocacy efforts by building community relationships in Indianapolis, New Orleans and other cities where UNCF is working to get parents, teachers, school administrators, elected officials and others involved in education reform.
Prior to joining UNCF, Atkins was a member of Teach For America’s recruitment team. He also worked on Capitol Hill and for a D.C. higher education non-profit. Prior to that, he taught school for the Hillsborough County School District in Tampa, FL. Atkins has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and economics from the University of South Florida.