Jamond Foree

Southwest Regional Mentor

Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Jamond has spent the past decade working to improve the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional outcomes for young people from cradle to career.

He has served locally as Youth Development Director at the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and the Senior Manager for Community Strategies at StrivePartnership. In addition to his local work, Jamond served as Technical Advisor for the YMCA of the USA, providing programmatic support and targeted staff development in 10 states.

As a master trainer and skilled facilitator, Jamond has worked across the country helping organizations, school districts, and municipalities to build capacity while developing strategies to ensure diversity, inclusion, and equity. In addition, Jamond is a multidisciplinary artist. He has worked professionally as a costume designer, actor, and freelance writer. When he is not trying to save the world, he is busy working his most important job: Dad.