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Jennifer Mejares-Pham has advocated for innovative learning and educational equality in Riverside County schools for over two decades. As a small business owner, Jennifer has dedicated her career to helping students build their futures. Her services encompass tutoring, test preparation, educational consulting, and college admissions counseling. Under her guidance, Jen has built a reputation for achieving consistent and documented academic improvements. Jennifer's approach transcends traditional tutor-student relationships by actively collaborating with educators and parents to create customized and conducive learning environments. Her innovative efforts have led to developing a community-based initiative to provide individual counseling for first-generation and underrepresented students in the Inland Empire. She also serves on the national board of college admissions ethics committee.

Jennifer played a crucial role in coordinating and elevating a program that awarded over $80,000 in scholarships annually to local high school seniors, recognizing their character, love of learning, commitment to academics, as well as their participation in athletics, school activities, community service, and their ability to persevere and overcome difficult life circumstances. 

As Chairman of the Board, Jennifer led a team of seven trustees overseeing one of the largest charter schools in the nation. She ensured the school remained mission-focused while setting the vision and goals for the district, hiring and evaluating the superintendent, approving budgets, contracts, and curriculum, advocating for school choices, and contributing to the charter school’s accountability. 

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Jennifer was awarded the White House's Presidential Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Service Award for her philanthropic efforts and remarkable accomplishment of volunteering over 5,000 significant hours. Jennifer has also been honored as one of Southwest Riverside County's "40 under 40" by the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce, recognizing her outstanding achievements, professional accolades, and significant impact on the community. 

Jennifer is a mom of three young kids and the recent widow of a military veteran. Between administering a scholarship and recognition program and directing a camp for children with special needs to recently becoming a state-certified foster mom, Jennifer has demonstrated an unyielding commitment to the community. She enjoys volunteering with a diverse population of students and has spent many summers in urban Los Angeles, where she works to help at-risk students apply to colleges. Jennifer also serves as a trustee for the local cemetery. She leads the local young widows support group and volunteers as a peer mentor to other military widows.

Meet Jen

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