Director of Education
Tieashia Velasco is an experienced social worker with over 14 years of nonprofit experience. She has
been working in sports philanthropy for the past 9 years assisting professional athletes in reaching their philanthropic goals.
Tie holds a BSW from South Carolina State University and her MSW from Western Kentucky University. She has been diligently working with families to ensure barriers to successful development and access to resources are eliminated. She serves as the Director of Academic Programs for the CJF where she is responsible for managing and creating educational opportunities for communities impacted by CJF initiatives and programs.
Tie and her husband reside in Athens, GA and they have one son.