Jaina Reed Thompson is a native of Austin, TX and relocated to the Atlanta area in 2008. Jaina currently serves as a Senior Program Manager with the Greening Youth Foundation where she supports internship programming, training, and implementation. Jaina brings to the team a background in higher education administration with a focus on academic and career development for re-entry and non-traditional students. She has a passion for youth development, workforce development, and cultivating opportunities for success. Jaina has previously served as a teaching volunteer and mentor for several non-profit organizations in the Atlanta area.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Hampton University, later earning a Master of Business Administration. Jaina is committed to helping create opportunity, educate, and empower youth and young adults through her work with the Greening Youth Foundation.