Catherine Jackson-Jordan graduated from Hopewell High School in Huntersville, North Carolina. Jackson-Jordan was president of Hopewell High School’s chapter of Invisible Children, an organization devoted to stopping violence and supporting war-affected communities in East and Central Africa. She was also the band president and an ESL tutor. Jackson-Jordan also volunteered at CaliCos Haven, Inc., a nonprofit corporation providing individualized, group and family equine-assisted activities. Catherine has not declared a major. She will be working with Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate, a comprehensive support program for students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools providing mentoring, tutoring, advocacy, enrichment, leadership training, and scholarship support services.