Inner City Outreach

Our Team

  • Jennifer Jegede

  • Executive Director

    The second oldest of 8 children in her family, Jennifer has always been involved in caring for children. After completion of high school, she moved to Toronto to attend York University and later University of Toronto, where she would ultimately receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and begin teaching in the Toronto District School Board. Now married with four children of her own, Jennifer continues to be passionate about education and is excited to lead Inner City Outreach.

  • Olu Jegede

  • Community strategist & Visionary

    In 1992 while at York University completing his Bachelors of Computer Science, Olu became actively involved in youth outreach within the Jane and Shoreham area (a 15-minute walk from campus). Feeling called to serve full-time in the Jane-Finch neighbourhood, he decided to leave his IT profession to permanently work with young people and families in the community. He is known for his strong work ethic, great breakfast omelettes and regular meet-ups with people at Tim Horton’s. He loves camping outdoors with his four kids and wonderful wife Jen.

  • Audrey Chia

  • Oakdale Site Supervisor

    Audrey hails from Vancouver, BC. It all started when she began volunteering with Inner City Outreach as a design student and literally fell in love with the community. Her proudest accomplishment has been to see former middle-school youth from her program return as high-school mentors. She loves learning new creative skills like sewing, painting and stitching.

  • Enoch DeBoss

  • Basketball Program Facilitator

    At age 11, Enoch first became involved in the Revolution Basketball League as a youth. Now a young adult, Enoch currently leads the program. Enoch has a true heart for his community and desires to see people thrive despite hardships. He is currently completing his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at York University. Enoch loves eating almond butter and honey, and enjoys wearing socks with sandals.

  • Goya Chujor

  • Programs Coordinator

    Goya is a real people person and has a knack for connecting with almost anyone she meets. Goya interned with Inner City Outreach in 2009 and has been around ever since then. She holds a Bachelor of International Development (Hons.) from York University and is passionate about a wide variety of social issues. She is known for her beautiful smile, resourcefulness, and ever-changing fashion style.

  • Seyi Adejobi

  • Corporate Communications

    After interning with ICO for a year, Seyi decided to join the team because of her passion for the community and love for the kids she met at the Africentric Alternative school. As a Faculty Liaison at York University, Seyi has a knack for interacting and engaging with people. When she isn’t working, Seyi can be found at either the gym or the mall.

  • Frances Dhanipersad

  • Office Administrator

    Frances strongly believes in programs to support community needs and has volunteered at food banks, clothing closets, and support and recovery groups. Frances values the practical ways that Inner City Outreach helps children and youth. She is honoured to support these programs as an administrator, as well as a mentor in the Yorkwoods Literacy Program. Frances is currently completing her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the University of Toronto. She also co-authored a book published in Japan that teaches parents how to get their children to learn English in fun and engaging ways.