Van Jones

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Van Jones

Van Jones, an American political activist, author, commentator, as well as an attorney, is also a co-founder of several non-profit organizations which also include Dream Corps that presently operates 3 advocacy initiatives: #cut50, #YesWeCode, and Green For All.

At present, Jones is married to his wife named Jana Carter. Their relationship is built on the trust and understanding and it is unlikely to get broken up and go through a process of divorce. During his career, he has earned the estimated net worth of $1.1 million.

 

Now, let’s find out some more information related to Jones’ bio that has been obtained from different sources. He is a native of Jackson, Tennessee, United States of America. He came into this world on 20th September of the year 1968 which has now made him reach the age of 48.

Although he is known by the name Van Jones, his real name is Anthony Kapel Jones. At present, he is the President of Dream Corps as well as a regular CNN contributor.

Jones also has a twin sister named Angela. They are the children of Loretta Jean who was a teacher at a high school and their father was a principal at a junior high school.

Prior to that, he has served on boards of numbers of environmental and non-profit organizations such as 1Sky, Natural Resources Defence Council, National Apollo Alliance, Rainforest Action Network, Social Venture Network, Julia Butterfly Hill’s Circle of Life Organization, Bioneers, and Free Press.

 

Van Jones has been active for years and it is sure that during this period, he has won numbers of the fans and followers in his career. Jones has also over hundreds of followers on his Instagram and Facebook accounts.

He is active on hisTwitter page as well and the link to the page is https://twitter.com/vanjones68 in which he got 417K followers. Besides, more details related to his bio, family, and books also can be obtained from various sites. Besides, he has got pages in various sites like Wikipedia and IMDb.

Prior to that, Van Jones is also the author of the New York Times' best-selling books which are entitled as The Green Collar economy and Rebuild The Dream. He was recognized as Young Global Leader in 2004 by The World Economic Forum. After the death of a musician Prince in April of 2016, it was revealed that Van Jones acted as advisor and go-between helping artist anonymously fund humanitarian work.

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