Campus Queens - Ms. Firebird
Jocelyn Golphin is a native Washingtonian. She attended Francis L. Cardozo High School and graduated in the class of 2000. She was an active member of various programs including, cheerleading, hip hop African dance and a member of Holy Trinity United Baptist Church Children’s choir. In 2008 Jocelyn began working at the National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications’ professionals. It is known as “The Place Where News Happens”. During her tenure of service she has had the opportunity to meet global leaders, politicians and entertainers such as Hermain Cain, Jennifer Hudson and Deepak Chopra. The influence of positive people has motivated Jocelyn to begin her college journey. While striving to empower single mothers to continue their education in spite of obstacles that may prevent them from pursuing their goals Jocelyn enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia in Fall 2010 majoring in Criminal Justice. Through hard work and dedication she earned her place on the Dean’s List of Fall 2012 and continues to work hard to maintain her GPA.
Jocelyn has had the privilege of joining the Criminal Justice Association, and becoming a member of the prestigious sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated in Spring 2013. After completion of her bachelor’s degree in Spring 2014, Jocelyn plans to start her career as a Youth Development Representative at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation services, where she will be responsible for the direct supervision, positive engagement, safety and security of court involved youth in agency custody. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She is also a team mom for the DC Scorpions competitive cheer team. Jocelyn is honored to have been selected as Miss Firebird 2013-2014. During her reign she plans to execute her platform “Daring to be all I can be” With this platform she will promote physical and health awareness, uplift and motivate single parents to continue their education in her community and on campus. She will lead by example; demonstrate commitment and Dare to be all she can be!!!