Ashlee Jemmott has been working in the mental health field, providing resources, assistance, and guidance to youth and young adults in the juvenile justice and foster care systems, including young mothers and fathers. She supported the creation and opening of the health center at McClymonds High School in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Oakland. While earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at San Jose State University (SJSU), Ashlee founded the campus organization Connect, Motivate, Educate Scholars to advocate for former and current foster youth attending SJSU. This initiative supplied access to school funding, tutoring services, mental health services, and housing. She has served in the community as a career and education coordinator, academic adviser, and most recently as a founding member of a charter school in Oakland. As a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as well as the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Ashlee is committed to exuding excellence and setting positive examples in her community.