Michelle Weems

Michelle Weems is a passionate Jackson, Mississippi, native on a mission to aid in the transformation of her beloved city. A proud product of the Jackson Public School and Hinds County School systems, as well as a graduate of Jackson State University, Michelle is intimately acquainted with the challenges that have plagued Jackson for decades and is dedicated to revitalizing her community. Armed with an extensive background in project management and a profound love for Jackson, Michelle aims to address long-standing challenges such as crime and economic decline through the empowerment of residents. She plans to accomplish this by providing essential resources, ranging from necessities like professional clothing and personal care supplies to an array of career development support services, to some of Jackson’s most underserved areas. Drawing on her education, professional experience, and community ties, Michelle seeks to mobilize residents, institutions, and stakeholders for positive change. Michelle sees herself not just as a resident, but as a catalyst for the restoration and progression of Jackson, MS, believing that transformative action is crucial for the city’s future.