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. He formerly served as the White House HBCU Ambassador and HBCU All-Star for the White House HBCU Initiative. He is a member of the FBI Citizens Academy, Voting Ambassador for the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, and the 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 also works with several government agencies including the US Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Education, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Defense, and the Department of Justice.
Jarrell is a great musician and singer. He plays piano and organ and also composes music. Jarrell was involved in multiple ministries back at home at several different churches and he takes great honor to serve and act as a positive role model that influence 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, but he realizes that school is also a ministry and it pleases God that he is successful in what he does in school.
Jarrell is a 2015 graduate of Woodlawn High School. Jarrell is a 2015 Bill Gates Scholar. 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. He created the first ever technology team for the school and the school system and was the director of the team. Jarrell served as the Secretary for the Senior Class Council. Jarrell was a member of the choir, band, drama program and many other clubs. Jarrell served as the Assistant to the Battalion Commander for the JROTC Department. He was a member of Future Business Leaders of America, Skills USA, Beta Club, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, and the United States Achievement Academy.
Jarrell is a Junior at Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia where he majors in Political Science and minors in Religion. He is a member of the Martin Luther King Legacy Scholars Program, Morehouse College Chapel Assistants Program, Spelman College Chapel Assistants, and also serves as Chief Development & Innovation Officer for the Morehouse College Student Government Association. He previously served as the Executive Secretary for the organization. On campus, Jarrell is a leader and always takes time to make sure that his brothers have what they need to be successful.
Jarrell has received various honors including letters of achievement from President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary Jeh Johnson, DNI James Clapper, Congressman John Lewis, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Governor Robert Bentley, Governor Nathan Deal, Secretary of State John Merrill, 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 and a Master’s Degree from a leading school. 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; “If you want to succeed as bad as you want to breath then you will be successful. – Eric Thomas”