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Pleshette Edwards Grant

Realtor, Community Advocate
2024 Honoree

Pleshette Edwards Grant, known for wearing H.A.T.S. (Heart Actionz Two Serve), is a native of Charleston, SC. She is a 1985 Burke High School Alumni. Ms. Grant attended NC A & T University, Greensboro, and transferred to the University of South Carolina, Columbia where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

Ms. Grant has spent most of her life serving communities. As a nurse, she serves as the Health Science Instructor and the South Carolina HOSA Future Health Professional Advisor at Burke High School. She dutifully worked as a mobile nail care professional in her own business, and as the Director of Home Health for Fetter Health Care.

She has also served as a community president, an advocate for several School Improve Councils (Burke High School, Charleston Development Academy, and Lucy Beckham High School), and as a member on the East Cooper Hospital Governance Board. Additionally, as a Realtor, Ms. Grant serves on the Legislative Committee of the Charleston Board of Realtors.

Ms. Grant is a highly respected community advocate who uses every opportunity to encourage people to register to vote and vote in local, state, and federal elections. She is a voice for equity, equality, sustainability, justice, diversity, and inclusion primarily in health care, education, housing, financial literacy, and many underserved youth groups, especially in the black and brown communities. Ms. Grant uses her organizations – EC Youth, LLC and Learn Earn Earn Learn, Nonprofit – as platforms for her advocacy work.

Ms. Grant is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is happily married to Malcolm Grant of Snowden (Mt. Pleasant), SC, and they have one adult son. Ms. Grant is the oldest daughter of Irene Prioleau Edwards, a retired educator of Maryville (Charleston), SC.

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