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The Author


Bowie, Maryland native, Dr. Jade L. Ranger is an accomplished scholar, entrepreneur and published author. She graduated from Hampton University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD.) in 2012. After spending almost, a decade of her career working for big chain pharmacies, she, alongside her husband, Dr. Henry Ranger, opened The Prescription Shoppe, a full-service mom and pop pharmacy in March 2019. Together, they have impacted the Greater Williamsburg area by not only providing patient-centered care, but also supporting and engaging their community in authentic, tangible ways.


She is a member of multiple professional and service organizations including the American Pharmacists Association, National Pharmaceutical Association, the Virginia Pharmacists Association, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and the York, James City-Williamsburg branch of the NAACP. In addition, Dr. Ranger sits on the local board of directors for Literacy for Life, and just recently began her appointment (April 2022) at the national level as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of Pharmacy Today, the American Pharmacists Association’s monthly magazine covering all aspects of the profession of pharmacy. In September 2021, she added author to her resume with the release of her book, Mustard Seed Mentality: UnscRxipted Pearls of Wisdom from a Wife, Mother, and Entrepreneur which is available for purchase online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other major retailers where books are sold. Jade is also a feature writer for the Virginia Gazette as a columnist for a monthly column entitled #ParentLife UnscRxipted.


Dr. Ranger has been hailed a community leader for raising awareness regarding social justice issues and for her tireless support of local, small businesses. In 2021, she became a Top 15 under 50 recipient by the Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Business Council and a Top 20 Women in Business recipient by Hampton Roads Inside Business. She was also distinguished as a 2022 Top Forty Under 40 awardee by Hampton Roads Inside Business and inducted into the 2022 Class of the Forty Under 40 Alumni Recognition Society by her alma mater, Hampton University.


When her schedule permits, she loves reading, yoga, and above all, spending quality time with her family. She lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with her husband and their two children, Jacob and Joshua. The family attends New Zion Baptist Church where they have been active members since 2011.

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