About Us


At United Scholars of America, we're on a mission to empower the next generation of young
entrepreneurs and leaders from diverse backgrounds. We believe that by equipping children with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the world of business, we can help them create a better future for themselves and their communities.


Our vision is to empower high school students with the knowledge and skills they need to become successful entrepreneurs and financially responsible adults. We believe that by providing
hands-on learning experiences, academic support, and mentorship opportunities, we can create a community of young entrepreneurs who will drive economic growth and innovation in their communities and beyond.

Mr. Jordan Jefferson, CEO

Jordan Jefferson is a class of 2020 graduate and commencement speaker of Jackson State University. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science and is pursuing a master’s degree in public policy at Harvard University, where he is a Belfer Young Leader Student Fellow. Jefferson is a former staff assistant to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. At JSU, Jefferson served as president and vice president of the Student Government Association. A student-athlete, he maintained a 3.9 GPA while playing wide receiver on the JSU Tigers football team and was named Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2019 and 2020. Jefferson was actively involved in a host of student organizations, including the NAACP JSU chapter and the DuBois-Harvey Honors College. He was also a McNair Scholar. Jefferson is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. His most prestigious honor to date is being named a Rhodes Scholar finalist in November 2019. The former football player is also a professional dancer. Jefferson is well-versed in tap, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, ballet, modern, and African dance styles. He learned the art of dance from his mother, Tiffany, a dance instructor. Jefferson has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. Most recently; he performed during the halftime show of Super Bowl LV featuring Grammy Award artist The Weeknd. A long-standing high achiever, Jefferson was valedictorian of his graduating class at Callaway High School. Jefferson says his future plans include running for office in Mississippi.

Mrs. Tiffany Jefferson, COO

Tiffany Jefferson is the director of the Hinds Community College Dance program in Raymond, MS. Mrs. Jefferson is the 2020 Dell Keiffner, Carnegie Hall director of the year, the 2020 City with Soul honoree, the 2013 Humanities Teacher of Year Recipient, and the Hinds Community College 2018 Hind's Hero and Life Star Award Recipient. Mrs. Jefferson is the artistic director and founder of theMontage Theatre of Dance. She is one of the lead instructors of Dance Works Studio in Clinton, MS. She is also the dance ministry director at New Jerusalem Church and Anderson United Methodist Church. Tiffany Jefferson is pursuing her Ph.D. at Jackson State University in Educational Leadership, emphasizing the Fine and Performing Arts. She obtained her master's degree in dance education from Wichita State University. She received her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University, where she was Miss Black Oklahoma and an All-American collegiate cheerleader. Tiffany Jefferson studied with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Broadway Dance Center, International Ballet Competition, Monsters of Hip Hop, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, TAP into the Network, American Collegiate Dance Festival Association, and many other governing bodies.

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