Martina Jackson was born and raised in Niagara Falls, New York. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in psychology and sociology, her Master's Degree in elementary education and her Specialist Degree in curriculum and instruction. Ms. Jackson has been teaching for 12 years and has spent each of those years at Dunbar Elementary School. She has taught kindergarten, 4th and 5th grades. Ms. Jackson has had the honor of serving as Dunbar's Teacher of the Year for the 2006 – 2007 school year and the Atlanta Falcons Teacher of the Year in 2009 – 2010. She loves children and strives to have a positive impact on all of her students.