Jimeka Jones Setzer
Jimeka Jones Setzer is a woman of keen intellect who is polished, for sale poised, and prepared for greatness. A native of Prince George’s County, Setzer is a third-generation graduate of Howard University, earning a master of divinity degree. She is a second-generation graduate of University of Maryland University College, earning a bachelor of science degree in psychology. Setzer received the Muslim-Christian Studies Certificate from the Washington Theological Consortium and is the recipient of the Henry G. Maynard Debate award.
Maintaining a commitment to quality and excellence, Setzer designs and facilitates various programs for local community members, churches, women, and young girls. Some of these programs include Muffins with Mommy, an informative workshop created to empower, encourage, and enlighten mothers of all ages; and The Phenomenal Woman Award, a celebration of the local “she”roe who has made a difference in her sphere of influence while serving as an inspiration to other women. Programs for young girls include Show Me the World and The Journey of Womanhood.
A licensed minister, Setzer is the founder of Women in Agreement, a group seeking to inspire women through faith, prayer, and fellowship. This woman’s group offers a holistic approach to one’s well-being, to include spiritual and emotional needs. Setzer serves as a ministry leader in a multigenerational church located in Hyattsville, Maryland. She collaborates with other community-minded people and provides leadership and guidance for various faith-based programs, including Diamonds & Pearls: A Generational Celebration of Sisterhood.
In 2013, Jones started the Diamond’s Leadership Program through the Women’s Bar Association of Prince George’s County. In 2015, she started Project S.H.I.N.E. Inc., which is a nonprofit focused on empowering, encouraging, and exciting women between the ages of thirteen to twenty-five. Jones serves on the boards of the Surrattsville High School Foundation and the Women’s Bar Association of Maryland.
Jones has been honored by the Daily Record, the Surrattsville High School Foundation, the Women’s Bar Association, Prince George’s County Public Schools and she is an ABC7/Toyota Tribute to Working Women honoree. In 2015, Jones was selected as the Young Prosecutor of the Year by the Maryland State’s Attorney’s Association. Jones is a member of Zion Church where she is a leader in the Women’s Ministry. She is happily married to Rev. Jason R. Jones.