Jana Carter is a political activist and an attorney, however, she is known as a wife of Van Jones. Van Jones is a very popular public figure, who is a news commentator, attorney and an author. Van has also served to the former president of the United States, Barak Obama.
Although Jana is primarily known because of her marriage to Van Jones, she herself has a very impressive career and family background. So, let us know about Jana Carter.
Jana Carter (Jana Michelle Carter) was born in the United States. Jana Carter has kept every detail of her personal life in the warp, so information regarding her birthplace or year is unknown to the media and public. Although, it is known that, Jana Carter was raised along with her five siblings by her father, William Alton “Billy” Carter III and her mother, Sybil Spires. Her father was a politician, businessman as well as a farmer.
Another interesting fact about Jana Carter is, her uncle James Earl “Jimmy” Carter was the 39th president of the United States. Given all the details of her family, she has a political influence since she was a child.
Jana Carter is from a good and educated family, so no doubt she is an educated woman too. Jana went to the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Law. From there, Jana earned her J.D Degree.
Right after her graduation, Jana was hired to serve in the position of the Director of Research for Common Ground’s USA Racial Healing Program. Later, Jana quitted her job to continue her education as a seminary student at the Bethany Theological Seminary.
Jana Carter is also one of the board members of The Garden Church. Jana is currently working as the Director of Operations for Magic Labs Media. Apart from all the career involvement, Jana is also the owner of Kidpacking.
Van Jones (full name: Anthony Kapel Jones) was born on September 20, 1968. Van Jones is an American news commentator, author, and a non-practicing attorney. He is a host of the television show named The Van Jones Show and a regular CNN contributor. He has co-founded many nonprofit organizations; one of those is the Dream Crops, a “social justice accelerator,” which operates three advocacy initiatives: #cut50, #Yeswecode and Green for all. Van has also published books, The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream, both of book ranked themselves in the New York Times bestselling books.
Van Jones has also served to the previous president of the United States, Barak Obama. He served to the president as Special Advisor of Green Jobs as a distinguished visiting fellow at Princeton University and as a co-host of CNN’s political debated show named Crossfire. Van is the president of the Dream Crops, and he is among the activists who were featured in the 13th, a documentary of 2016 about the US justice system and factors that have resulted in the over-incarceration of minorities and the highest incarceration rate in the world. Ava DuVernay directed this documentary.
Van Jones was also recognized as a “Young Youth Leader” in 2004 by the World Economic Forum. He was ranked as one of the “12 Most Creative Minds in 2008” by Fast Company. Jones was one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2009 by Time magazine. Van Jones also received the NAACP President’s award in 2009.
Now, talking about Jana and Van, there is no detail about the year of marriage or where they shared their vows. Both of them are very reluctant to share any piece of details of their personal. However, the couple is happily married and has two children together. The children are Mattai Jones and Cabrel Jones.
In one of his interview, Van told the magazine that Jana, his wife is a power tool kind of woman and very independent. He also mentioned that Jana isn’t the kind of a woman to wait for him to do the plumbing and is very resourceful. So, it can easily say that Jana and Van shares a very strong bond a life partner. And since there have been no any rumors of divorce or any affairs, the couple is very happy with their successful career and two beautiful kids.
Undoubtedly, Jana Carter has a successful career; she has associated herself in different programs and companies. However, there is no exact disclosure of her net worth in exact figure. But, Jana’s husband, Van, has a net worth of $2 million.
Jana Carter is quite active in her Twitter account. She has only 439 followers on her Twitter. However, her husband Twitter has 792k followers. Van Jones Instagram has 294k followers, and his Facebook has over 924k followers.