Graduate of DePaul University (2001) – Bachelor of Arts in Communication with Spanish minor
and University of Phoenix (2011) – Master in Business Administration

Toneal M. Jackson…

Ranked #3 as 2011 National Black Book Festival’s Best New Author

Recognized by CBS Chicago as one of “5 Indie Chicago Authors & Publishers to Watch Out For” in 2012

Received the Silver Medal in 2013 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards

Named one of “18 Most Powerful Women on the South Side” [of Chicago] in 2015

Inducted into the Young Women Professional League’s “40 Under 40” in 2016

Inducted into P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) in 2018

Received the I Change Nations Award for her work in the Literary World in 2019

Became a 3x Award-Winning Filmmaker for The Four I’s of the Black Man documentary in 2022