Jordyn Lexton

Jordyn Lexton

Founder and Executive Director of Drive Change

Jordyn is the founder and executive director of Drive Change. Jordyn taught for three years at the NYC DOE public high school inside of the jail complex on Rikers Island. Jordyn is 2015 Echoing Green Fellow. Jordyn holds a BA from Wesleyan University and a MA in Teaching from Pace University.

Transformations for Individuals: Building Diverse Urban Human Capital Pipelines

Auditorium, Lerner Hall

This panel focuses on organizations’ approaches to supporting the talent development of groups that have been historically underserved — from urban boys of color, to first-generation college students, to youths transitioning from incarceration. Featured panelists are filling gaps within the traditional urban ecosystem and incorporating approaches that effectively draw on a multitude of the city’s […]