Meet Je’Mia Irving, IGNITE's 23-24 Chicago Fellow

Je’Mia Irving is the Dr. Anne Moses IGNITE Chicago Fellow. She attended Beloit College, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in political science. There, she immersed herself in a myriad of organizations, including the Black Student Union, the Student Excellence and Leadership Program, and the Theta Pi Gamma Sorority. Her outstanding performance as the sorority’s Vice President earned her the prestigious Florence Yates Scobie Prize, a testament to her exceptional leadership skills and unwavering commitment to excellence. After completing her college education, Je'Mia quickly made a name for herself as a James Dunn Fellow at the State of Illinois Office of Governor JB Pritzker. Her role as the Communications Dunn Fellow allowed her to showcase her creativity and expertise in crafting operative press materials. Je’Mia currently serves as the 6th District Director under leadership of Illinois State Representative Sonya M. Harper. For Chicago inquiries, please contact Je’Mia at

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