Ashley Jackson

Age 21

5 years in Missouri’s foster care system

After five years in kinship care, Ashley is now is living independently with roommates while attending Missouri State University. Ashley is majoring in public relations and aspires for a career in nonprofit event planning and fundraising. It is her dream to find an occupation where she can make an impact in the lives of others and serve as an inspiration. Ashley loves meeting new people and developing relationships. Her hobbies include cooking, social media and enjoying life. Her philosophy is to laugh often, learn from everything and live life to the maximum.