2015 GJEF Scholars

The GJEF Board of Directors awarded $33,500 in total scholarships to 5 high school applicants and 15 Gaines-Jones Scholars in this 12th round of annual giving. Below are our 2015 Scholars listed with their high school, hometown, and college or university of choice for Fall 2015-16.

Brianna L. Banks-McLean

Hometown: Marin City, CA
Redwood/Tamiscal High School
Cal State Polytechinic University
Pomona, CA



Sa’Haara-Jade Bryant

Hometown: Albany, GA
Westover High School
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL


Shaquanna L. Jessie

Hometown: Dawson, GA
Terrell Middle High School
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA 


Xavier P.  Larkin

Hometown: Albany, CA
Westover High School
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA 


Shandrekka J. Young

Hometown: Albany, GA
Westover High School
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA