Jacob Pinney-Johnson is a 4th- generation Kalamazoo resident. A recipient of the Kalamazoo Promise, he holds a B.A in Social Work with a Minor in Holistic Health from Western Michigan University. Jacob joined the Urban Alliance team in July of 2018 as Classroom Coordinator. He brings with him experience in racial equity, health & wellness, youth development, family support and social justice/advocacy work.
Jacob has drive and dedication to being part of the success and upliftment of his community. Part of this drive comes from his parents and grandfather who instilled in him a drive for social justice and being a part of the change that he wants to see in the world.
In addition to having a passion for community empowerment, Jacob enjoys being a husband and father of two!