Kyajuana Gilbert
Executive Director

Kyajuana joined Glynn County’s non-profit community in 2015. Her local career journey has afforded opportunities to work with United Way of Coastal Georgia, Boys & Girls Clubs, and Coastal Health District.  She was recently named Georgia Department of Public Health Facilitator of the Year. She has experience as a youth development director, college and career readiness advisor, program facilitator, curriculum developer, and college recruiter/advisor and instructor. A native of Decatur, Georgia and a graduate of Savannah State University, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2004. While an adult student pursuing a Master of Business Administration at University of Phoenix, she worked as an enrollment counselor/advisor, often instilling hope and charting a course for those who never thought that college was an option.  She has a passion for training, inspiring,  and assisting others in accomplishing their educational and personal goals, which drew her to STAR Foundation.

She joined STAR Foundation in August of 2018 as a contracted instructor where she created the curriculum and taught a Career BootCamp course for STAR graduates. She began her role as Executive Director in September 2018 and has continued to inspire transformation change. Through interactive and innovative training programs, she continues her mission of making a positive impact in the lives of youth and adults in our community.