Jamela Mavrakis

Program Coordinator
Brighter Bites Austin

Jamela Mavrakis is a program coordinator for Brighter Bites in Austin. Jamela has always had a strong passion for health and fitness, making it a part of her daily life by finding new ways to stay active and encouraging others to join her.

Born and raised in Plano, Texas, Jamela attended Texas State University where she received her undergraduate degree in exercise and sports science with a concentration in health and wellness promotion for clinical populations. During college, Jamela worked as a group fitness instructor and interned at Austin Public Health, where she assisted the school nutrition and worksite physical activity teams.

Jamela is excited to bring to Brighter Bites her love for cooking, interest in health and nutrition, and desire to make a difference in people’s lives by helping children and their families learn about healthy food choices.