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About Van Jones
After working with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights for some time, Van Jones co-founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in 1996. The celebrated American lawyer and political commentator teamed up with James Rucker to establish the civil rights organization known as ‘Color of Change’.
He gained national fame in 2009 when then President of the United States Barack Obama appointed him as the Special Advisor for his Green Jobs project.
Jones’ numerous appearances on the CNN channel made him one of the most popular personalities in the United States. Some of the network’s shows that he appeared on are “The Messy Truth” and “Crossfire”. In 2008, he published a book titled “The Green Collar Economy”. He has also worked with Meek Mill and Jay-Z’s REFORM Alliance.
He was raised by his parents Willie Anthony Jones and Loretta Jean Kirkendoll alongside a twin sister called Angela. Until 2019, he married Jana Carter with whom he had two kids Mattai and Cabral.
After Jackson Central-Merry High School, Jones attended the University of Tennessee at Martin. He later joined Yale Law School.
He had received many awards including the Reebok International Human Rights Award, NAACP President's Award, and the Emmy Award.
He worked with musician Prince as his advisor.
In 2017, he published a book titled “Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together”.
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F.A.Q. about Van Jones
When is his birthday?
Van Jones' birthday is on September 20, 1968.
In how many days is his birthday?
Van's birthday is in 119 days
How old is he?
He is 53 years old.
Where is Van from?
He was born in Jackson, Tennessee, U.S..
Van Jones' Popularity
Van Jones is a famous American attorney and activist, who was born on September 20, 1968. As a person born on this date, Van Jones is listed in our database as the 60th most popular celebrity for the day (September 20) and the 210th most popular for the year (1968).
People born on September 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Van Jones is the 1957th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Van Jones' birthday, Van Jones is the 12979th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.
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