As a Youth Peer Advisor, Jeffrey ensures that youth advocates are empowered and receive any support they may need. His personal experiences have taught him the real importance of compassion and support during difficult times. Jeffrey felt a deep calling to contribute to social change and address these issues directly through joining New York Foundling. In the future, he would like to have a well- established track record, showing a record of achieving measurable results and exceeding performances. Jeff sees himself as an integral part of the team that continues to make a positive impact on The New York Foundlings mission.
Jeffrey grew up in Brooklyn, and now currently lives in Midtown Manhattan. He attended SUNY Old Westbury and graduated with a degree in Marketing and Communications. In his free time, Jeffrey looks to artistic expression to de-stress from work. He looks up to Jamie Foxx, due to him being a multi-faceted creative and fellow adoptee.
Jeffrey’s journey began at age of 3 when he entered the foster care system, ultimately finding his forever home through adoption at the age of 13. Today, Jeffrey passionately performs, shares and speaks about his life story, using his own lived experience to provide guidance, hope and support to youth and young adults who have walked a similar path.
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