Current Job: is the Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).
Previous Work: Environmental advocate, a civil rights activist and attorney, and a New York Times bestselling author. President and founder of Green For All, a national NGO dedicated to "building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty." His first book, The Green Collar Economy, released on October 7, 2008, was a New York Times bestseller. Jones also founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, a California NGO working for alternatives to violence and incarceration.
Martital Status: Damn, that is a wedding ring in the photo.
What we'd say if we ever met him: Gee, Mr. Jones, it's kinda hot in here. Is it global warming or is it...you?
What he might be surprised to know about us: We've read his book and it's inspiring.