DonyaDonya JacksonLead Self Defense Instructor

Donya Jackson has been in federal law enforcement since 1998.  Donya started her career as a United States Secret Service Agent where she protected several U.S. Presidents and their families as well as Foreign Dignitaries.  She served for years in New York City Field Office working alongside the New York Police Department and U.S. State Department Officials.  Donya then served in Washington D.C. while overseeing criminal investigations throughout the country and on Capitol Hill.  Donya gained unparalleled experience in counter surveillance techniques, threat assessments involving persons and protective surveys of buildings and locations.  Donya currently serves as a member of federal law enforcement in the Eastern District of Missouri and specializes in internet/computer crimes.   Throughout her years of training and real world experience, Donya has made it her passion to empower and teach women and children the skills needed to defend themselves from potential attackers and from harmful threats.  Donya teaches both non-lethal and firearm based courses.

The following is a brief description of Donya’s training background, certifications, and achievements:

  • Graduate of United States Secret Service Training Academy
  • Graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • Instructor RadKids – Safety program for children
  • Instructor RAD System of Defense
  • Co-Leader of The Well Armed Women Chapter – St. Peters/Ultimate Defense
  • Member of Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual violence
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology
  • Lead Instructor of Women’s Self Defense Course and Advanced Women’s Self Defense Course
  • Lead Instructor of Ultimate Girl’s Self Defense Course
  • Lead Instructor of Ultimate Kid’s Self Defense and awareness Course


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