A Bit About Me

Shalama Jackson lives in Columbia, S.C., and is the communications manager and writer for the South Carolina Hospital Association.

Shalama was a staff writer for the San Antonio Express-News, The State (Columbia, SC), and The Seguin Gazette. She was also a senior editor for How We Live Magazine.

In the past few years, Shalama has run five half marathons including two with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. It has been one way to honor the life of her father Stanley Jackson Jr. who had lymphoma and Dr. Preston A. Jones who had leukemia.

Shalama is a proud member of Black Girls RUN! It’s allowed her to take running to a whole new level.


Twitter: @shalamajackson
Facebook: facebook.com/shalama.jackson
Email: shalama@hotmail.com