Christina L. Jackson 

Keynote Biography: 

Christina L. Jackson is a multi hyphenated student advocate and professional speaker from the Midwest. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Master of Education in Higher Education from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) which is about two hours west of her hometown in Detroit, Michigan. Christina is a first-generation college graduate. She chose to serve college students because of the experiences she had as a historically underserved student. As it relates to college student affairs, Christina is most passionate about student engagement strategies that promote self regulation as a primary tool for academic excellence, and student retention. Her areas of focus include time management, imposter syndrome, design thinking, and identity based-habits.

In addition to her part-time role as a professional keynote speaker, Christina serves as an Assistant Director in the College of Biological Sciences, Dean’s Office at UC Davis.