About Me

Jaevion is a human rights, economic and social justice and inclusive development advocate.

He has a wealth of experience in governance, advocacy, communication and project management on issues related to sexual reproductive health, HIV, human rights, social justice and social development.

Jaevion is the Executive Director at J-FLAG, a human rights and social justice advocacy organisation which advocates for the rights, livelihood and well-being of LGBT people in Jamaica. He joined the organisation in October 2010 and served as Programme & Advocacy Manager and Director of Projects & Strategy.

He is also an Opinion Journalist with the Jamaica Gleaner and currently a MPhil/PhD student in the Institute of Gender & Development Studies at the University of the West Indies.

Jaevion holds an MSc. in Social Development and Communication from the University of Wales, Swansea and a BSc. in Management Studies (Marketing) from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. He is a former Chevening Scholar (2009/2010), Youth Musgrave Medal (2008), and Prime Minister Youth Awardee for Excellence in the field of International Achievement (2005) as well as a finalist for the Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award (2014) and shortlisted for the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award (2013).

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