Social Impact Coordinator
Jarrett Harper is a passionate criminal justice reform advocate after surviving the foster care system and mass incarceration for 20 years. After years of hard work and the support of advocates like Bryan Stevenson, John Legend, Ty Stiklorious, Human Rights Watch, and Loyola Law school, on August 17, 2018, after serving 20 years, Jarrett's sentence was commuted by Governor Jerry Brown. On June 18, 2019 he was released from prison by Governor Gavin Newsom. Jarrett is now a social impact coordinator at Friends at Work and an Ambassador for Represent Justice.
Level Up Your Skills
Jarrett knows better than anyone the reality of not having a mentor and guidance as a kid growing up. His struggles have landed him where he is today and the skills that he’s developed as he navigated the challenges he faced are vital to his role at Friends at Work. His advice – always ask for help! Check out the playlists he recommends to start building your skills.