DRIVE CHANGE IS AN ECOSYSTEM OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT REIMAGINING JUSTICE.

 

STAFF

JORDYN LEXTON
CEO/FOUNDER

"Not cut out for the sidelines."

I’m dedicated to making a difference in the social justice space. After teaching English at Rikers Island High School, I set out to change the course of corrections, creating a place where young individuals full of potential could grow confidence in their self-worth, and develop transferable skills for their futures. Aside from Drive Change, I’m active in the social justice and entrepreneurship space, as an Echoing Green Fellow.   

JENNIFER L. WILLIAMS
COO

"Committed to Being of Service. Always."

I am the right person to fill this position because my years of work as an HR professional in Tech companies & as a Communications Director for a State Senator have gifted me with a particular set of skills—::smile::. The reinvention of how people regard and respond to workplaces is my mission, because ‘heart’ belongs in business. My drive and commitment to the staff of Drive Change (DC) and the Fellows who allows us to work with them, will assist DC in getting to the next level.

 

JAMES STARKS
FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR

“Rewards and contributions are exactly proportionate."

I get the chance to shape the Drive Change experience of the Fellows by speaking to their core values as well as cultivating and curating a curriculum that will allow the Fellows to flourish as individuals and within society. I am the perfect person for this role because of my humility and confidence, and my ability to display them simultaneously.

 

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KIRK ARCHIBALD
OPERATIONS MANAGER

“Enthusiastically curating  passionately, purposeful organizational excellence.”

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Cerise Mayo
FOOD SERVICES CONSULTANT

"Everyone needs a mentor, every day."

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MARQ HAYES
CHEF CONSULTANT

“Constantly searching for the ultimate freedom."


CURRENT DRIVE CHANGE FELLOWS

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BRANDEN RICHARDSON

“Strive for it. See greater results.”

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CHANEL REESE

“Punctuality is effective. Consider me strong.”

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JAMES SMALLS

“Learn from losses to gain wins.”

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JAQUIM DIAZ

“When sad, find reasons to smile.”


LEADERSHIP EMERITUS

We are grateful for the incredible leadership and dedication of our founding team members. Through their effort and enthusiasm, Drive Change has evolved into a thriving organization that opens minds and changes lives.

 
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ROY

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JARED

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JEN

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Annie


WE'RE HIRING!

 

If you are a passionate person with management experience in culinary arts or hospitality—you’ll fit right in with us!  
 

OPEN POSITIONS

Commissary Project Manager
A person with an eye for detail and delegation.

Fellowship Coach
A person to empower our fellows and our participating HSJ Businesses.

Director of Development
A person to help build and foster our social mission.