Rev. Nicolle D. (Harris) Jean-Simon also known as Rev. Nikki attended Delaware State University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education with a minor in Theater. She is also a graduate of The Theological School at Drew University in Madison, NJ where she earned her Masters of Divinity Degree.
In November of 2013 Rev. Nikki was elected to the Asbury Park Board of Education, in Asbury Park, NJ. Where she served for 3 years, serving as both President and Vice President.
On January 16th of 2011 Rev. Harris delivered her trial sermon under her pastor and spiritual father Rev. Lester G. Washington Sr. at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church in Lakewood, NJ. In October of the same year she became a licensed Local Preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church receiving her license from Presiding Elder Rev. Dr. Lawton Nelson Jr.. In May of 2016 she was ordained an Itinerant Deacon in the life of the church under Bishop Louis Hunter Sr. and in October of 2019 she was ordained an Elder by the hand of Bishop Dennis V. Proctor in Stamford, CT.
While at Drew University Nicolle did her internship at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City under the tutelage of Rev. Dionne Boissiere the first African American Chaplain to the United Nations and traveled to South Africa as part of her cross cultural studies. In June of 2018 Rev. Nikki was appointed as the Supply Pastor of Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Atlantic City, NJ. Where she served until May of 2019. The following year Rev. Nikki was appointed the Pastor of Duryee Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Schenectady, NY on July 7, 2019. She is the founder and owner of Nicolle D. Harris & Company a Non-Profit Start-Up Firm that helps individuals start 501c3 organizations.
Another blessed journey, she was joined in marriage to Brother Junior Jean-Simon on July 31, 2022. Welcome baby Emily Monique our newest member.