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Cierra Burnett

Coordinator, Ignite


Cierra Burnett is the Leadership Coordinator in the JCLS and was born and raised in Memphis, TN. In her role, she oversees the Ignite program. She loves the opportunity to pour into students and help them see their leadership potential. Cierra is passionate about creating space for the voices of students of color and other marginalized identities within leadership education. While studying at Louisiana State University, her scholarship focused on the experiences of Black students and student mothers at PWIs. She is a dog mom to Prince and loves hot wings and Beyoncé!

CliftonStrengths: Intellection, Adaptability, Developer, Input, Futuristic


B.A. Communication Studies, University of Memphis

M.A. Higher Education specializing in Student Affairs, Louisiana State University

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