Jahkil Jackson on Helping the Homeless and Young Philanthropy

podcast Dec 16, 2022

"My advice to other young people would be don't wait to be great... Young people don't have to wait until we're adults to be change agents or start our own business because we can do it right now."––Jahkil Jackson

In this episode, we sit down with Jahkil Jackson. Jahkil is a young Chicago-born native who has a passion for helping those in need. This passion prompted him to found Project I Am, an organization dedicated to helping the homeless population. Through the organization's efforts, Jahkil has raised over 275,000 USD for the homeless population and has touched over 70,000 lives worldwide. In this podcast, We'll discuss the origin of Project I Am, and what inspired Jahkil to become a waymaker at such a young age.