Jaya Bonner is from Atlanta, Georgia , she was diagnosed with ADHD, an attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, when she was in the sixth grade. Jaya has a Bachelor of Science in sports management degree from Georgia Southern University, in Statesboro, GA. She is currently completing her master’s degree in Sports Management and Policy from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Jaya currently works in intercollegiate higher education assisting college athletes with their studies. During her grade school and collegiate career, Jaya has won multiple awards for her education and for her dedication in the sports field.
Jaya’s interest includes reading her bible, listening to podcast, discovering new places, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, and hanging out with her family and friends. She is excited to participate in the council to bring awareness to learning disabilities and the unseen challenges faced when having a learning disability. Jaya’s hopes to help people with learning disabilities from all over, use their disability as their superpower and think of it more as of a blessing than a curse.