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Van Jones

53 Years
Full Name
Anthony Kapel Jones
Sep 20, 1968
News commentator
Jackson, Tennessee

Van Jones Biography

Anthony Kapel Jones famed as Van Jones is a well-known and award-winning American news commentator, author, and non-practicing attorney who is also the co-founder of several nonprofit organizations, including the Dream Corps, a "social justice accelerator" that operates three advocacy initiatives: #cut50, #Yeswecode and Green for All. In addition to this, he is also the author of "The Green Collar Economy" and "Rebuild the Dream", both ranking as New York Times bestselling books. He is a regular CNN contributor and host of "The Van Jones Show" and he has also served as President Barack Obama's Special Advisor for Green Jobs. He is president of the Dream Corps and is among activists featured in 13th, a 2016 documentary directed by Ava DuVernay about the U.S. justice system and factors that have resulted in the over-incarceration of minorities and the highest incarceration rate in the world. In the year 2010, he received the NAACP President's Award.

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