Jhae Thompson, Deputy Director


Jhae oversees the day to day management of all organizational programs for Horton’s Kids, including youth development, academic supports, health and basic needs. Additionally, she will lead all data and evaluation of program areas.

Jhae has worked since 2008 to enhance program design and implementation for education and youth development programs to meet the social and academic needs of students and families in under-resourced communities.

Prior to joining Horton’s Kids, Jhae served as Director of Programs for Higher Achievement – Baltimore and the District of Columbia Public Schools, as well as several other youth based organizations throughout Washington, DC and Maryland to provide social-emotional and academic intervention supports to students.

Jhae holds a Master’s degree in Professional Business Communication from LaSalle University and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Relations from Temple University.