Jimmy Simpson, Jr. works with hundreds of educators across the U.S. to help them use student voice and feedback to create more equitable and effective school systems.

Prior to joining YouthTruth, Jimmy worked as an outdoor science teacher, a STEM summer camp director, and a teaching coach for science educators across the California Bay Area. He is also a founding board member and story coach for a local nonprofit that uses storytelling to help bridge divided communities.

Jimmy is a proud graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology. He also holds a certificate of Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University. Jimmy currently resides in San Francisco with his partner and their two fur babies.