Mrs. Jennie Johnson earned her B.A. and M.Ed. degrees from UNLV. An alumnus of the UNLV Upward Bound Program, she has worked in the education field since 1998. Mrs. Johnson currently serves as the Director for Upward Bound at UNLV’s Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach. In this capacity, she manages operations of three regular Upward Bound projects and two Upward Bound Math/Science projects designed to increase access to and graduation from programs of post-secondary education for first-generation and low-income high school students.