About

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

He has gained a wealth of experience of the years 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 Acting Executive Director at Equality for All Foundation Jamaica Ltd, a human rights and social justice advocacy organisation which advocates for the rights, livelihood and well-being of LGBT people in Jamaica.

He is also an Opinion Journalist with the Jamaica Gleaner and has done consulting work with the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Jamaican Network of Seropositives (JN+), among others.

Jaevion serves as a Director at the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) and Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network (JYAN) and member of the Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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). He was also a finalist for the Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award (2014) and shortlisted for the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award (2013).