Director of Urban Renewal Center
Humanitarian Leadership Mentor
Jordan Brown is glad to serve and lead the charge for the Urban Renewal Center, and faith based social justice nonprofit based in Norfolk, VA. A professor at Wave Leadership College (Virginia Beach, VA) where he’s also served as curriculum chair, he specializes in hermeneutics as well as faith and culture.
Jordan has spent years in service to the community through ministerial leadership and education advocacy. Working for the Access College Foundation for 10 years he served underprivileged students and helped them to realize their potential. He’s also served on the executive board for the Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals and is currently on the board of the Virginia Beach Justice Initiative, a nonprofit focused on ending human and sex trafficking in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
In his latest endeavor with the URC, he is working in a public/private partnership with the city of Norfolk, VA to facilitate their first ever temporary homeless shelter and day refuge, currently housing 55 and what will be 80 of the city’s marginalized while working with many organizations to provide resources for these individuals.
He is also creator and co-host of the podcast, I-2-I (Inspired to Inspire), a show that has open, honest, and real conversations about all things life and faith, telling stories that redefine inspiration while addressing important topics in today’s culture through a Christocentric lens.
Jordan is a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University (B.A. in Mass Communications) as well as Regent University (M.Div.). He and his wife, Michón, reside in Suffolk, VA with their dog, Little Bear the Muppet.Back to Leadership Team & Faculty