Ms. Jimenez- Okereke

Health Coordinator

Ms. Okereke earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Baltimore in Health System Management and an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Records from Prince George's Community College.

Prior to coming to BASIS Independent, she worked as a Health and Nutrition Manager for a non-profit head start organization in Maryland. During her tenure, she was the lead health and safety personnel to ensure the wellness and safety of children in the school setting. She held several health promotion events focusing on wellness, medication safety, handwashing, vaccinations, and dental hygiene.

Ms. Okereke believes children cannot succeed in school without good health. She likes to say “a healthy body is a healthy mind’ because a child's success begins with good health.

Away from work, Ms. Okereke enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys food preparation and tries her best to try new recipes.