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Patrick Arthur Jackson

Leaders of Color Fellowship

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St. Petersburg, Florida

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Leaders of Color Fellowship

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Manager of Education, Outreach, and Program Design, The Woodson African American Museum of Florida

Patrick Arthur Jackson, a Richmond, Virginia native now residing in St. Petersburg, Florida, is a dynamic creative, producer, director, actor, and teaching artist deeply committed to connection through storytelling. A Morehouse College drama graduate, he honed his skills at the British American Drama Academy and the Florida Studio Theatre Apprentice Program.

With a Certificate in Leadership from the Nonprofit Leadership Center and prior Fellowship in Advancing Racial Equity on Nonprofit Boards, Jackson serves as the manager of education, outreach, and program design at The Woodson African American Museum of Florida. A versatile artist, he has showcased his talents across Southeast arts organizations, including directing acts of faith at American Stage and earning recognition as a 2023 Emerging Artist with Creative Pinellas.

Off-stage, Jackson is the host of The Black Hand Side Podcast, celebrating black culture, connection, and conversation. In addition to serving on the ministerial staff at Today’s Church Tampa Bay, he further engages with the community through The Black Excellence Collective, Actor’s Equity Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Grateful for the gift of storytelling, Jackson, the proud son of Cynthia B. Jackson-Ward and Patrick D. Jackson, envisions its power inspiring change globally.