Black Doctors Talk Podcast Ep46: Major Dr. Jadonna Brewton- Military Service and Mentorship
Join us on this week’s Black Doctors Talk Podcast which features our guest, Major Dr. Jadonna Brewton. Dr. Brewton speaks to us on the topics of military service, mentorship, and the importance of service to the community. Dr. Brewton is an Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Faculty Training and Development, and Course Director in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the United States Air Force Academy. However, at the time of the recording, Dr. Brewton proudly exclaimed that she will be retiring in 57 days. During the podcast, Dr. Brewton shares her knowledge and expertise after 20 years of service in the United States Air Force as well as the path that led her there. She also shares advice for those who may be interested in a military career, highlighting many of the benefits afforded to those who serve. Prior to her military career, Dr. Brewton was a high school math teacher. Dr. Brewton also discusses the significant relationships she formed and the importance of mentorship. From the guidance and support given to her from her superiors, Dr. Brewton was able to successfully lead others and fulfill her duties. Additionally, Dr. Brewton shares her experience as a mentor to students, especially Black Students, in the U.S. Air Force Academy. With her upcoming retirement, Dr. Brewton discusses what’s next for her. She stated that she was looking forward to post-military life. In the next stage of her life, she was looking forward to working with her church and community. Dr. Brewton is a native of Hinesville, Georgia. She is regarded as a “Triple Dawg” having earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Georgia. Congratulations, Dr. Brewton on your impending retirement! The best is yet to come.