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Terence Jackson is a fourth generation small farmer from Tuskegee, Alabama. He is a 2017 graduate of Tuskegee University with a bachelor degree in Agribusiness and a concentration in farm entrepreneurship.Terence has a background in farming, gardening, timber production and agricultural drones. Terence now works as the Regional Agricultural and Natural Resource Extension Agent Macon and Montgomery County for Tuskegee University Extension. Terence is the co-founder of The Movement 46, a community based organization whose goals are to help with mobilizing the community for revitalization projects and help create a better quality of life through agriculture. He’s a devoted community advocate and is passionate about farming and art. In 2020, Terence and three close friends start a demonstration farm called The Garden Of Tuskegee. Terence believes that sustainability is key for maintaining healthy relationships and systems, he takes pride in creating programs that not only educate but empower his community.
Learn more about Terence and the influence Tuskegee University has had on his life, the correlation between the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and COVID-19, future projects from Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program, his advice to future farmers, and the $20 million gift from philanthropist, activist and author MacKenzie Scott this past summer in this interview with the Tuskegee University 2FAS Organization. You can also catch Terence in action sharing his work on his YouTube channel.