Jasmine is an Atlanta native and Ecosystem Engineer at PROOF Inc (Plans, Resources, & Opportunities for Organized Freedom). In 2008, she studied at The University of Cape Town and taught in Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s largest township.
After earning her B.A. from Emory University in 2010 (English; African Studies) she joined Teach for America as a Miami-Dade corps member, received her MS.Ed in Education & Social Change from the University of Miami in 2012, and a Certificate in Education Finance from Georgetown University during the fall of 2018. Since 2010, Jasmine has served scholars, teachers, & school leaders in Atlanta, New Orleans, and Miami.
Her time as an educator & community organizer ultimately led her to run for public office in 2016 and 2018. She was elected in her hometown on May 22, 2018, and formally sworn-in to the Clayton County Public School Board on January 7, 2019.
— Jasmine Bowles, Treasurer