Karima Jackson is an American philanthropist, best recognized for being the daughter of the American rapper O’Shea Jackson Sr. aka Ice Cube. She may not be as well-known in the entertainment business as some of her family members, but she has forged her own path as a volunteer for charities and a researcher.
Who Is Karima Jackson?
Karima Jackson was born on February 17, 1994, to Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff in Los Angeles, California. O’Shea Jr., Darryl, Shareef, and Deja were the four siblings Karima grew up with. Ice Cube, her father, is a renowned rapper, actor, and director who made his mark on the entertainment business.
Jackson went to elementary and high school in California, respectively. She graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelors in arts. Following that, she attended Montclair State University and earned a master’s degree in child advocacy. She also has a second Master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University.
Karima Jackson’s Career
Unlike her father, Karima Jackson decided against a career in show business. She currently works as a research assistant at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), suggesting that she decided to pursue a career in education. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in college, she began working at St. John’s Community Services (SJCS), one of the first community groups established in Washington, DC, and quickly advanced to the position of assistant programme director.
She continued to work in humanitarian assistance despite switching careers, becoming a family specialist(II) in New Jersey. At her position of employment, she eventually received a promotion to Family Specialist (I). Jackson’s outstanding performance at work led to her promotion to the post of Family Supervisor.
She is also the founder and executive director of the non-profit establishment, Organize Change Inc., which was established in 2014. The organisation primarily focuses on issues of social justice and community development through a range of projects. One of Organise Change Inc.’s most significant projects was the preservation and cleaning of cemeteries in Newark, New Jersey. She is a member of the “Anti-Racist Alliance-North Jersey” organisation as well.
Karima Jackson’s Personal Life
Karima Jackson is in a relationship with Horatio Joines, one of the ‘Organize Change, Inc.’ members. The two frequently travel together while engaging in charitable endeavours. Although little is known about their relationship, it is certain that Karima and Horatio met because of their shared commitment to good causes.
About Karima Jackson’s Family
Karima is the daughter of famous American rapper and actor, Ice Cube, and his wife, Kimberly Woodruff. With N.W.A., Ice Cube helped create gangsta rap, and he is best recognised for his solo careers in music and entertainment. Ice Cube has a successful background in music and acting, in addition to producing and directing. He has contributed to a number of films and TV shows, such as Friday, Barbershop, and Are We There Yet?
Since 1992, Kimberly Woodruff has been married to Ice Cube. For more than three decades, they have been a couple. Kimberly spent the majority of her life in Los Angeles, where she was reared. She did continue her schooling, nevertheless, in Phoenix, Arizona. While growing up, she began working at her parents’ clothes store.
Three brothers and two sisters make up Karima Jackson’s family. Her older brother, O’Shea Jackson Jr., is also an actor and portrayed his father in the biopic Straight Outta Compton.
Having been born on December 29, 1992, Darrell Jackson is Karima’s second elder brother. He performs rap music, just like his father and older brother. The youngest of Ice Cube’s children, Shareef Jackson, was born in 1995.
Karima Jackson’s Net Worth
Karima is valued at between $50,000 and $100,000. This is a result of her work as a research assistant and her volunteerism. Compared to most of her other family members, she has a modest fortune.