Jennifer Covahey

Director of College Success

Jennifer Covahey is a Baltimore native and graduate of Southern High School (Digital Harbor). Jennifer was a first generation student and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland College Park. In addition, she has a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Jennifer is a CollegeBound Alum and received a CollegeBound book scholarship. While in College she was an intern at The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship in Baltimore (NFTE). With NFTE Jennifer worked closely with students to help them create their own business plan. In 2010, Jennifer joined the CollegeBound team as a College Access Program Specialist. She worked with students at Friendship Academy of Science and Technology, a public charter school and Maritime Industries Academy. By working in multiple schools, Jennifer learned how to work with multiple changes in administration and leadership styles. She also organized and led the CollegeBound Rising Senior Seminar three times, and led/organized multiple college tours (one day in-state tours and overnight out-of-state tours). In addition, Jennifer led the initiative to bring back the city-wide Transition to College Workshop in summer of 2016 at Johns Hopkins University. In August 2016, Jennifer became the Associate Program Director of Scholarships. She led our scholarship department which administers close to 3 million dollar scholarships/grant portfolio. In August of 2019, Jennifer became the Director of College Success, overseeing our Urban Scholars Program, College Completion Program and Scholarship Program. 

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