Shekesha Ieshia Jefferson Owens

Shekesha Ieshia Jefferson Owens was born in El Paso, Texas. In May 2009, she was initiated into the Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in Toledo, OH.

Shekesha has served in many roles as a member of Sigma Omega Omega; Historian, Environmental Ownership chairman, Award committee chairman, Correspondence secretary and Ivy Leaf reporter. She currently serves as the Vice President and chairman of the Program committee along with serving on the Leadership Development and Finance committees.

She is an educator “Impacting the future for the Better”. She is married to Mr. Darquan Owens and has 3 godchildren; Camren, Malena and Giselle.

Her favorite thing to do is read a series of books with no worries in the world! She lives by these words; ‘You never will know unless you shoot your shot.”

Past SOY

2020 – Georgetta Royals
2019 – Jennifer Ware McCrary
2018 – Marlene Anderson
2017 – Nia Malika Brown
2016 – Barbara Lark
2015 – Rhonda Turner
2014 – Dedreial Jackson
2013 – Quantindra Smith & Sheila Yvette Watts
2012 – Tremelle Howard
2011 – Chata Spikes
2010 – Erin Redwine
2009 – Odette Simmons
2008 – Roxanne Grimes
2007 – Valeria Simms