Angela Jackson is the founder of The Jackson Impact, a movement that seeks to “Interrupt Stigma” on mental health. Known as “the face” of the Jackson Impact, Jackson is also a loving wife and a nurturing mother of three.
Holding a masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and working toward licensure, Jackson has served more than 10 years in the helping field blazing trails as a mentor, motivational speaker, educator, advocate, therapist, and clinical supervisor. In January 2020, Jackson was recognized as an unsung hero for her mentorship and counseling efforts within her community and later had a publication featured in the local newspaper highlighting tips on how to cope with triggers, trauma and griefs related to social injustices.
Jackson is a lover of positive affirmations encouraging men and women alike to “ affirm accordingly”, speaking those things that are not as though they were. While Jackson has faced challenges with Crohn’s Disease for 20 years, She has found time to create a community for others who battle invisible illnesses where they can support one another and share experiences. Her passion and calling revolve around humanism allowing the opportunity to demonstrate her belief that all people are capable of change and have an innate ability to overcome.