Jerrell’s journey began at Sacred Heart University from 2007 – 2011 on a full athletic scholarship to play Division I basketball. He would then go on to graduate from Sacred Heart with a Dual Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Sports Management. After graduating Jerrell would join one of the most prestigious law firms in NYC in addition to a psychology firm prior to joining accounting industry powerhouse and 2nd largest professional services firm in the world, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in NYC.
While working at PwC, Jerrell served as an auditor across the Asset Management (Private Equity and Hedge Funds) and Sports, Media and Entertainment industries. Some of Jerrell’s notable experience includes work performed for NBA and NFL organizations such as the Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans Pelicans, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, and the Oakland Raiders in addition to numerous reputable Hedge Funds in the New York City’s very own financial district.
Jerrell had a very promising career at PwC, however; he would eventually leave in February of 2017 to form his very own tax and accounting firm, Thompson Tax LLC. He had a vision to leverage his wealth building skill set through financial efficiency for urban millennials as he believes they are the future of this nation and economic success is the key ingredient of forward progress.
Furthermore, In addition to his breadth of experience across the accounting industry, Jerrell has obtained CPA licenses in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has obtained an IRS Enrolled Agent License which demonstrates a specialization in taxation and qualification to file returns in any state and represent you/your business before the IRS and/or the state in the event that your business is selected for an audit. Lastly, but certainly not least to respond to numerous inquiries and ensure his clients were receiving within the Real Estate industry Jerrell has also obtained Real Estate licenses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania where he is responsible for over $2,000,000 in sales since becoming licenses in April of 2018.