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"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."
— Marian Wright Edelman
Welcome to JAAOCF Education & Scholarships
Support Our Mission Through Sponsorship & Charities

The Jamaican American Association of Central Florida is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organizations, that has served the greater Orlando community for more than 38 years. Our mission is to preserve and promote our cultural heritage, as we serve and support communities locally and internationally. Our focus is on education, youth, community service, and emergency assistance. Each year we award scholarships to deserving students in Central Florida and Jamaica. Scholarship recipients are invited to attend our Annual Jamaica Independence and Scholarship Awards Celebration. Their essays are featured in our Souvenir Journal, which is uploaded on our website. Many of our scholarship recipients have expressed tremendous gratitude for receiving a scholarship at a crucial time in their education. Join us in creating positive change and invest in the future of our deserving students in Central Florida and Jamaica today as a Business or Corporate Sponsor and make a lasting impact in our community. Join us in creating positive change by investing in the future of our deserving students in Central Florida and Jamaica. Become a Business or Corporate Sponsor and make a lasting impact in our community.

JAAOCF 2023 Scholarship Recipients
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Bianca Morgan

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Elise Williams

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Emily R. Williams

Jade Mullings

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Jahki Darby

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Julian Walters

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K’yana Edwards

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McKerra Truley

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Micah Hamilton

JAAOCF 2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients
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2017 - Casey Cargill

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2017 - Elijah Thompson

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2017 - Jeremiah Benjamin

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2017 Jeremy Smith - Prepares for Carnegie Hall

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2018 - Colin Lamar Robinson

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2018 - Joanna Dempster

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2018 Joshua Briscoe - Graduate Cornell University - Cum Laude Fraternity

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2018 Tena Gordon

JAAOCF 2007-2015 Scholarship Recipients
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2007 - Bryan Dawkins

2008 - Joshua Daye

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2008 -  Tiffanie Williams

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2009 - Jessica Williams

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2009 - Marlene Daley

2010 - Myron Bryant

2010 - Nicole Craig

2011 - Javeen Thomas

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2011 - Jenna Lyons

2012 - Aston Steele

2012 - Shannon Larmond

2013 - Chantay Gray

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2013 - Kristen Medley

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2013 - Zachary Codner

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2014 - Katherine Taylor

2015 -
Joshua C. Woolery

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2014 -
Christopher Lee Fatt

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2015 - Kimberly Morris

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2014- Jeremy Smith

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2015 -
Ronald Anthony Daley II

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2015- Jeremy Smith

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2015 Leona Hodges 

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