“Being a Jackie Robinson Scholar is an incredible honor,” said Imani. “This team is dedicated to inspiring and empowering me to pursue my goals all while equipping me with the skills necessary to become the best me I can be.”
The Lincoln, Nebraska native earned diverse academic accolades including second place honors in the Nebraska State Journalism Tournament (May 2011), U.S. Bank Believer and Achiever Award Recipient (September 2013), Lincoln East Honor Roll (2010-Present), and three Academic Letters (2010-2013).
Imani Wilson enters Northwestern University in pursuit of a Political Science degree with the goal of joining Teach for America and continuing her education with an advanced degree.
The Girls’ Varsity Basketball Captain proved her multitude of talents as Editor-in-Chief for the Lincoln East Newspaper with the task of managing the production of the quarterly Oracle newspaper, enforcing deadlines, and collaborating with writers and photographers to create interesting stories.