Sharlee Jeter

Sharlee Jeter is the president of the Turn 2 Foundation, which was established by her brother, baseball legend Derek Jeter. The Foundation has successfully channeled fundraising power into results as demonstrated by its signature initiative, Jeter’s Leaders, a leadership development program for high school students. Sharlee also oversees the children’s division of Jeter Publishing, which has published New York Times bestsellers The Contract and its follow up, Hit & Miss. Born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sharlee currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, with her son Jalen.

Books by this Author

The Stuff [noun]: A cultivatable inner fortitude used by people to overcome obstacles, soar, and succeed.

Everyone has the Stuff—but sometimes we need help harnessing it.

Survivors of difficult circumstances themselves, Dr. Sampson Davis and Sharlee Jeter were inspired to study and interview people who’ve somehow been able to rise above the darkness when tragedy struck. Through these individuals’ triumphant stories, the pair have uncovered several common elements displayed...

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