Tajha Ilerant smiling in a read polo

Tajha Ilerant

Athlete, Special Olympics Florida

Tajha Ilerant is a recent graduate of Immokalee High School and is exceptionally active within her school and community.

She is a Special Olympics Global Messenger, a member of her school’s Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools Leadership Committee and one of twelve Special Olympics United States Youth Ambassadors. Through these positions, Tajha has had the opportunity to travel to Baku, Azerbaijan as a participant at the 2018 Global Youth Leadership Forum, attend the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) EDU Conference as a panelist for the Special Olympics’ featured panel, and tell her story on video as a part of the Special Olympics “Moment Series.”

Along with her many roles and involvement in school and with her community, Tajha is also a Special Olympics athlete and received the 2019 Southwest Florida Special Olympics Female Athlete of the Year award.

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