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Schedule of Activities:

Celebrity Meet & Greet: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Talent Showcase: 1:00pm
Vendors, Health Screenings & Activities: 10:00am – 1:00pm

(Meet & Greet tickets are required to attend the celebrity meet and greet)

Join us for our 2nd Annual Jump Start: The Back to School Jam! Jump Start is THE back to school jam of year and will be held on Saturday, July 22nd from 10:00AM – 3:00PM! Come out and meet Sunjai, from the hit TV show Bring It!  This event will feature a school supply giveaway, free health screenings and plenty of games, activities and entertainment. There will also be a special performance by Sunjai during talent show hosted by comedienne, Rita Brent! Meet and greet tickets will be required to attend the meet & greet with Sunjai. Call 601.982.8467 ext. 113 for more information.

Audition for the Talent Show

Who’s eligible to participate?

  • Only school-age youth are eligible to participate.
  • Participants must be no younger than 8 and no older than 18 years of age.
  • The showcase will be judged in 3 categories: 3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade & 9th – 12th
Download the Form

kyle and jacob latimore

Enter the Visual Arts Contest

Who’s eligible to participate?

  • Only school-age youth are eligible to participate.
  • Participants must be no younger than 8 and no older than 18 years of age.
  • The showcase will be judged in 3 categories: 3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade & 9th – 12th Grade.
Download the Form

Check out the fun from last year’s event!

Last year’s Jump Start featured singer, actor and entertainer, Jacob Latimore.  Attendees were granted the opportunity to mix and mingle with Jacob Latimore prior to the talent show.  This event also featured a school supply giveaway, free health screenings and plenty of games, activities and entertainment.

Check our pictures from 2016.  This could be you! Make sure that you stop by the Jackson Medical Mall on July 22nd for the biggest back to school jam of the year!

testimonials

Jump Start 2016 Reviews

Today was amazing. Thanks to all who made this event a success...

LaKesharne Smith

This was a well organized event that was fun as well as informative and entertaining! Can't wait until next year! I know it's going to be even better!

Become a Sponsor or Vendor

Vendors and sponsors are welcomed! Do you own a business servicing youth or related to the arts? Jump Start: The Back to School Jam is a great opportunity for brands, organizations, artists and businesses to gain high visibility! Call the number below to learn more about the benefits of becoming a sponsor or vendor.

Call 601.982.8467 for more information!

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