Riza Jenkins

2021 Board, Chair of ED&I Committee

Riza Jenkins Redd grew up in Winston-Salem, NC and completed her B.S. degrees in Business Management and Marketing at North Carolina A&T State University. Prior to starting graduate school, Riza was the North Carolina Voter Empowerment Coordinator for the NAACP. Her key tasks included increasing voter registration, education, and get of the vote efforts. After a few years in that role, Riza returned to school to receive her JD-MBA from Howard University. Riza remained in the Baltimore/DC area working for several years before returning home to North Carolina.