Portia Jackson, DrPH, MPH developed Active Steps Coaching to help individuals from all backgrounds understand their worth and potential, and to identify and achieve goals that can significantly enhance their lives. Her own passion for public health has driven her academic goals and professional pursuits in the government, academic, and private sectors.
Portia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, her Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her Doctorate of Public Health degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She currently works in health care consulting.
In her spare time, Portia enjoys serving as a mentor and speaker for inner-city youth. She was recently recognized by the LA NAACP Youth Council as a Meritorious Woman of Honor.