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Meet our Alumni

Browse this list to find TFA alumni in business, politics, medicine, school leadership, journalism, nonprofits, technology, and more. Then click into their profiles to read more about how their experience as corps members shaped their careers.
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Profiles of Alumni


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Shon Harris

Manager of Equity Advancement

Indianapolis Public Schools

Region: Indianapolis, '15

Shon Harris is a 2015 Indianapolis alumnus and current Manager of Equity Advancement at Indianapolis Public Schools. He is also a former member of the TFA Indianapolis Alumni Board.

Maha Hasen

2022 Cognizant Innovation in Computer Science Award Winner

Assistant Principal, Fordham High School for the Arts

Region: New York, '16

As a Teach For America alumna, Maha has a passion for equity-driven leadership. That’s why when she saw the digital divide affecting her students, she created a computer science track at her placement school where she still teaches.

JuDonne Hemingway

School Principal

Noble Schools

Region: Indianapolis, '11

JuDonne Hemingway is a 2011 Indianapolis alumna and principal at Gary Comer Middle School, part of Chicago's Noble Schools charter network.


Tori Hines

Founder and Executive Director

Resurgence Hall

Region: Los Angeles, '06

Tori Jackson Hines is the Founder and Executive Director of Resurgence Hall Public Charter School in Atlanta.

Julie Jackson


Uncommon Schools

Region: New Jersey, '94

Julie Jackson is the president of Uncommon Schools, a network of 55 public charter schools serving 20,000 students across six regions located in Newark, Camden, New York City, Rochester, Troy, and Boston. Uncommon Schools operates outstanding urban public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students from low-income communities to graduate from college.


Madeline Mason

Assistant Principal

Northshore School District

Region: Indianapolis, '11

Madeline Mason is a 2011 Indianapolis alumna and current assistant principal for Northshore School District. She is also the founder of Mindful Equity.


Nick Melvoin

School Board Member


Region: Los Angeles, '10

Before Nick Melvoin was elected School Board Member in the second largest school district in the country, he was a Teach For America corps member advocating for communities in Los Angeles. He also ran for Congress in 2023. 


Fadesola Ojeikere

Founding Director of Learning

Kindle Education

Region: New Jersey, '14

After his time with Teach For America, Fade Ojeikere currently works with teachers to identify growth areas and help them to improve as effective educators.


Nicholas Oviedo

Director, Research and Assessment

Roosevelt School District

Region: Phoenix, '09

Nicholas shares how connections to the alumni community inspire him to continue his work in the district where he taught as a corps member.


Jade Rivera

Collegiate Charter School Founder & Executive Director

Albuquerque Collegiate Charter School

Region: Las Vegas & Reno, '12

Jade Rivera's experience in the corps revealed the connection between her love for school and her passion for pursuing equitable education in her hometown of Albuquerque.