Jarrell V. Jordan
Advocate. Innovator. Leader. Public Servant.
Jarrell V. Jordan was born February 12, 1997 and is truly an anointed Man of God. Jarrell was born and raised in Birmingham Alabama. Jarrell currently serves in many positions in the political arena. Mr. Jordan is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Jarrell V. Jordan Inc. which which operates and oversees the Jarrell V. Jordan Company & the Foundation. Jarrell is also the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Good Trouble Movement. He formerly served as the White House HBCU Ambassador and HBCU Advisor for the White House HBCU Initiative under the Obama Administration. Mr. Jordan is a member of the FBI Citizens Academy, Voting Ambassador for the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office, and is the former Executive Intern and Youth Ambassador to Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell Sr.
Jarrell has previously served as the Advisor to Hillary Clinton for the Hillary Clinton Millennials Victory Council, Bernie Sanders Student Director for the Atlanta University Center, and Jarrell also serves as the Music Director for the Spelman College Chapel and Morehouse College Chapel. Jarrell has also worked with several government agencies including the US Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Education, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Defense, Department of Justice and the United States House of Representatives.
Jarrell Jordan is a renowned speaker, change agent and public servant. Jarrell has been featured by several media companies including the New York Times, NPR, MSNBC, News One, Good Morning America, ABC News, Fox 6 News, CBS 42 News, WVTM 13 News, AL.com, The Atlanta Voice, HBCU Digest and TRT World along with dozens of other notable media partners for his work in public service, activism, education and social justice.
Jarrell is a great musician and singer. He plays piano and organ and composes music. Jarrell was involved in multiple ministries back at home at several different churches. Jarrell takes great honor to serve and act as a positive role model that influences the youth around him. He is very active in peer volunteer work and mentoring in his community. He is well respected by the young and old and is observed by his colleagues as being “a young man with big ambitions and aspirations”. While in Atlanta Jarrell has been playing for different churches and using his gift. Jarrell realizes that school is also a ministry and it pleases God that he is successful in his educational endeavors.
Jarrell attended Birmingham City Schools from kindergarten to the 12th grade. Jarrell is a 2015 graduate of Woodlawn High School. Jarrell was awarded the prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship in 2015. He received nearly 2 million dollars in scholarships from colleges. While at Woodlawn, he served as the Chief Technology Officer for the Woodlawn Academy of Business and Finance as well as the Student Executive for the Advisory Board.
Jarrell is a Senior at Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia where he majors in Political Science. Jarrell was selected as a Martin Luther King Legacy Scholar in 2016. He previously served as the Executive Secretary for the Student Government Association. On campus, Jarrell is a leader and always takes time to make sure that his brothers have what they need to be successful. Jarrell holds a leadership certificate from Troy University, a certificate in COVID-19 Contact Tracing from John Hopkins University, a certificate in Personal Branding from the University of Virginia and a certificate in Communicating During Global Emergencies from Emory University.
In January of 2019, Jarrell founded the Jarrell V. Jordan Company in Atlanta, Georgia. The company has now expanded to assist hundreds of people to find their purpose in life. In November of 2019, Jarrell founded the Jarrell V. Jordan Foundation. This foundation is a continuance of the work that he has done through his Importance of Education Initiative where he started an education tour back in 2016 while serving at the White House. Jarrell created the Provocateur News Network formerly known as Petty News Network in October of 2018. After the death of Congressman John R. Lewis, Jarrell along with two other brothers from Birmingham, Alabama founded the Good Trouble Movement.
Jarrell has received various honors including letters of achievement from President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Congressman John Lewis, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Governor Kay Ivey, Governor Robert Bentley, Governor Nathan Deal, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, Georgia Secretary of State Brain Kemp, Birmingham City Council, Atlanta City Council, Mayor William A. Bell and many others. Jarrell has also received a Congressional Record.
His ultimate goals are to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College, a master’s degree from a leading school and obtain his doctorate degree. One of Jarrell’s goals is to become the Mayor of Birmingham and the first African American Governor of the State of Alabama. Jarrell lives by this creed; “Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
Jarrell’s perpetual purpose in life is to be a global provocateur of greatness for all people. He will use his God given gifts & skills, his heart, his mind and his resources in service to others. Jarrell will create a chain reaction of peace, love, happiness, success and wealth for all to follow.