Q&A: Meet Sonia Scott

Sonia Scott - Founder of Dorson

Founder of Dorson Community Foundation, Sonia Scott, is a visionary who is driven to help undeserved communities. Dorson is where it is today because of Sonia's dedication to help others and her community. She believes that education is the way to a better future and this belief has manifested into a Foundation that has served more than 2000 students in Essex County, NJ. Get to know more about Sonia here:

What is your personal philosophy?

Live life to its fullest. Enjoy everything that you believe in such as love, family and friends.

What three traits define you?

Hardworking. Caring. Strong-willed.

Who/What is your biggest inspiration?

My mother is my greatest inspiration and role model because she made me who I am. She instilled the “I can do anything” mentality.

What is your favorite movie/song/book?

My favorite book: Conversations with God.

What is your favorite word?


What’s your favorite slang? New or Old.

“You got to be kidding!”

What’s your favorite breakfast food?

Ackee & Saltfish with fried dumplings.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?


Who is your favorite superhero?

Superman. He’s handsome.

If you could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be?

Creative Writing.

What do you do in your spare time?

Watch TV and research things that interest me to see how they can be improved.

What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?

Nice, France.

If you choose a superpower, what would you choose?


Learn more about Sonia, by reading her Bio here.

About Dorson Community Foundation


Dorson Community Foundation provides supplementary college readiness and career development enrichment to students from inner-city North Jersey so they can realize their full potential with the goal of continuing on to higher education.

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Tel. 973-280-9565

Email: info.dcfoundation@gmail.com

280 S. Harrison Street, Suite 300, East Orange, NJ 07018

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