Saleemah with soror Margaret Gunn, Miss Tuskegee University 2002-03
Saleemah and mother, Jacqueline Jones
Saleemah waves to the Homecoming crowd with Second Gentleman Lewis O. Singleton III
The enchanting Saleemah Yasmeen Abdur Rasheed is a Senior Psychology major from Brockton, Massachusetts, and the daughter of Jacqueline Jones and Najee Rasheed. She is an ambitious and determined young woman who believes "no dream is too unrealistic, nor unattainable for with prayer, faith and determination, anything is possible." Saleemah’s personal motto is the basis by which she lives her life and the reason she dedicates herself to any cause in which she is involved. A graduate of Brockton High School, Saleemah came to Tuskegee University in the fall of 1999.
Throughout her years at Tuskegee, she has held numerous positions in the clubs and organizations of which she is a member. Saleemah is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated (Gamma Kappa chapter), Tuskegee’s Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Team, the Tuskegee University Chapel Usher Corps and a member of three honor societies: Alpha Kappa Mu, Golden Key, and Psi Chi. Saleemah is featured in Who’s Who in America’s College Students (2001-2002), and the National Dean’s List (past two years). Previously she has held the positions of Miss Sophomore, Sophomore Class President, and the Assistant Editor of the Tuskeana. Saleemah also served in the Student Government Association as Newsletter Editor and Commissioner of Elections (2000-2001 and 2001-2002, respectively). Saleemah’s hobbies include dancing, singing, reading and playing soccer. She also enjoys performing community service. She has participated in the City Year Serve-A-Thon (an annual day of service in Boston) for seven consecutive years (1992-1999). After graduating on May 11, 2003, Saleemah plans to become a child/sports psychologist.