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The R. Jordan Davis

R. Jordan Bio

 

R. Jordan Davis

 

Activist.  Advocate.  Global Leader.

R. Jordan Davis is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Morehouse College and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from Columbia University. Passionate about the intersection of charity, civics and culture - Jordan hopes to increase civic engagement and help governments deliver on the promise of good policy. 

 

Jordan’s interest in politics began at an early age as he volunteered for political campaigns throughout the metro- Birmingham area. This training served him well. Jordan was able to secure an internship in the Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Terri Sewell the summer after his freshman year. As an intern, Jordan co - coordinated an awareness campaign around H.R. 2978, Voting Rights Advancement Act (currently known as  H.R. 4, John Robert Lewis Voting Rights Act). In addition, he authored an article in the Congressional Record regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. 

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Jordan has additionally held posts in the Atlanta Mayor’s Executive Office of Communications and the historic Stacey Abrams for Governor Campaign. In the fall of 2019, Jordan was tapped as the founding Campus Manager for the Morehouse College chapter of Fair Fight U, a collegiate extension of Fair Fight Action. In this role, Jordan registered voters, phone banked, canvassed and grew the chapter to well over 15 members in one semester. Fair Fight U, as of today, still has an active presence and is now a registered club on campus. 

 

Jordan is currently employed with a regional legal advocacy group and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Birmingham Public Library System and the Alumni Board for The Altamont School Alumni Association.