2023 Women Trailblazer: Dr. Jacqueline R. Marshall
Dr. Jacqueline Marshall was born in Washington D.C and raised in Prince George's County Maryland. Having attended Kettering Elementary and Middle School before graduating from Largo High School in 1994, she is a proud product of Prince George’s County.
Dr. Marshall went on to the University of MD College Park where she graduated in 1998 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. From there she obtained a Master of Arts in Reading Education from Bowie State University and a Masters of Science in Administration and Leadership from Trinity University, both degrees received in 2006. Dr. Marshall received her Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Policy from the University of Maryland College Park in 2017. She worked for the Prince George's County Public School system for a total of 19 successful years. Dr. Marshall is a passionate Champion for Children. She always puts children first and believes that “we cannot predict the future, but we can create it.” Every school is filled with scholars of great potential. Each student is destined for greatness and deserves the best.
In 2021 she started her own LLC. by the name H.E.A.L. This Healthy Energetic Active Lifestyle with the DBA of KUMON Math and READING CENTER. Her center is in Bowie FreeState shopping center.
Dr. Marshall also started a girls mentoring program. Dr. Marshall's need to start Bold Beautiful Brilliant Girls Youth Empowerment Group in 2019, included helping young ladies discover their fullest potential. She wants young ladies to be a part of something positive and learn to live beyond themselves; to always see how they can be a positive force in society. She created pillars that the group would focus on in order empower young ladies. One of those pillars is entrepreneurship. She empowers the girls to be contributors toward economic development of Prince George’s County. Dr. Marshall was able to start an entrepreneurship camp for both young men and women grades 7th – 12th.
Dr. Marshall resides in Bowie Maryland with her two lovely children, Bobby and Kalyn. She inspires them every day to love themselves, show care and concern for others, and believe in God. She shares this scripture, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths (Proverbs 3:5-6).
(This biography was provided by the honoree. )
District 3 Councilmember Clinton Truesdale described Dr. Marshall this way:
“She created a platform for young entrepreneurs to contribute to the economic development of their community, with a focus on financial literacy and creating generational wealth…just one of the many examples of why she is a true trailblazer.”