Jason-David “JD” Evans manages the day-to-day operations of JumpStart while serving as our “Director of First Impressions” to guests, clients and the community. In this role, he primarily focuses on event planning, set-up and coordination.
JD has more than a decade of experience in operations administration as well as nonprofit development and support. As a native Clevelander who has spent time in Columbus, Chicago and New York, he is happy to be home at JumpStart and working in the emerging Midtown area.
JD is a culturally competent advocate for equality, spending his time volunteering for various organizations focusing on LGBT rights, domestic violence advocacy and sexual assault awareness/prevention. Regularly, he makes a point to return to Columbus and support a budding nonprofit called The LunchBox Ohio.
A true Buckeye, JD is a proud alum of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cuyahoga Community College and The Ohio State University. With a passion for helping others, he currently is pursuing credentialing for Certified Meeting Planner and is an ADA Coordinator.