Jason Norman

Our mission is one of urgency, focus, and dedication. As W.E.B. Dubois shared, “today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime.” What we do at Concrete Rose can influence generations to come. I’m grateful to work with people and organizations disrupting traditional cycles of inequality by increasing access and opportunity.

Jason is a co-founding Partner of Concrete Rose. He is CEO of The Concrete Rose Community Foundation and Entrepreneur in Residence at Tipping Point Community in San Francisco. Prior to Concrete Rose, Jason ran college access Programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula then launched the Lazarus Energy Empowerment Program, a program expanding the pipeline of underrepresented talent into the Energy Industry in Houston, TX.

Jason is a Rochester, NY native and a graduate of Harvard University. At Harvard he studied African American Studies and was a two-year captain of the Harvard Basketball team.

Fun fact #1
On the weekends you will find him taking walks with his family, making and eating chicken wings, watching NBA, or exercising.

Fun Fact #2
His top 3 podcasts are: I AM ATHLETE, Masters of Scale, and 20VC.

Fun Fact #3
His favorite museum is the National Museum of African American History & Culture in DC, and his favorite art gallery is Studio Be in New Orleans.

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