John Jordan

Fight for Light

with Markese Bryant

Environment

Nonprofit

United States

John Jordan 2012 Black Male Achievement Fellow

Bold Idea 

Transform communities by empowering local black college students to be environmental leaders by providing access to sustainable energy and urban agriculture practices.

 
Organization 
Fight For Light will offer a transformational experience for students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We will recruit high performing students to become change agents for environmental sustainability in low-income communities.
 
Biography 

John Jordan is a graduate of Morehouse College with BA in Business Finance and a minor is Leadership Studies and Economics. While at Morehouse, he founded an organization and created a student development curriculum entitled Resurgence of the Crown and was selected as a JPMorganChase Leadership Studies Scholar. After graduation, he served as an Oprah Winfrey South African Fellow assisting youth living with HIV/AIDS and supported several organizations working to increase access to education throughout townships surrounding Johannesburg and Cape Town.