Jordan Harrison—“Youth Organization-Rhymes With Reason”. Jordan is the Chief Education Officer for Rhymes With Reason, an innovative, online platform that teaches vocab and history to youth through current rap music. He is also the Senior Director of Programs at Reality Changers and the founder of Harrison Speaks, a motivational and mentorship program for high schools and colleges.
Jordan was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He holds a bachelor’s in business marketing from SDSU where he was also a member of the SDSU Rotaract. He is one of the founding members of the San Diego Rotaract. Jordan recently graduated from Harvard University with a Masters in education.
Jordan decided to go into the non-profit sector, despite having 24 corporate job offers right after graduating from SDSU, because he wanted to “live an impactful life making a difference in the lives of others.” He has, and continues to, build programs on a local, regional and national level that allow students to thrive regardless of their background or income level.
Robert Marsh, David Oates and Chris Yanov were his sponsors.