CJ Pierson joined the Center for Urban Renewal and Education as an intern in 2017. Since joining CURE, CJ has acquired several new skills, assisting different departments with various administrative tasks throughout the organization. Currently, CJ serves as the Development Fulfillment Manager with the Development Department and as Program Assistant for the “CURE America with Star Parker” weekly TV Show. A native of Texas, CJ loves animals and fosters strays when needed. In addition, CJ enjoys fishing, playing sports, visiting his family during the holidays, and kayaking with friends. Currently, CJ lives in Washington D.C. with his cat Nina.