American television commentator Jehmu Greene was born on June 22, 1972, in Washington D.C., United States. She is also a social justice advocate, and political and media strategist. Greene grew up in Austin, Texas. She is the daughter of Liberian immigrants and is a first generation American. She belongs to black ethnicity.
Greene has worked with a lot of media to build high-profile campaigns for social justice throughout her career. She served as a commentator on CNN, MSNBC, FOX News and elsewhere. Greene has also served as president of Rock the Vote from 2000 to 2005 where the membership grew from 1,500 to 1 million and 1.4 million new voters were registered. Also, over 200 celebrities volunteered their support, and youth voter turnout increased up to 11% which was the highest increase in between two presidential elections ever recorded.
Jehmu was a candidate for Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) of which the election was held in Atlanta on February 25, 2017. On January 13 of 2017, Greene joined the race for the chair of Democratic National Committee party.
From the year 1998-2000, Greene served as the Director of Women's Outreach and Southern Political Director. Greene also worked as the Program Director for the project called Center for Policy Alternatives' Youth Voices and National Student Voter Education Day. She was also the Executive Director of the Texas Young Democrats and Volunteer Coordinator for the University of Texas, Austin.
Greene traveled to South Africa and Botswana in 1999 on behalf of the US Information Agency where she encouraged young voters to participate in the upcoming elections.
In the 2005 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts Greene served on the Credentials Committee. After the 2004 elections, Greene was appointed to serve on the Commission on Presidential Timing and Scheduling by Terry McAuliffe who was the DNC Chairman.
Greene was president of Women's Media Center from 2009 to 2010. It is a 501©(3) nonprofit media advocacy organization founded in 2005 by Gloria Steinem, Robin Morgan, and Jane Fonda. Greene was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to serve on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO in 2010.
In June of 2011, Greene co-founded Define American with Alicia Menendez, Jose Antonio Vargas, and Jake Brewer. Define American is an organization which seeks to elevate the conversation on immigration reform.
Greene is a popular public figure, but most of the information about her personal life has not been disclosed yet. It is not known that she is married or not or if she is divorced. She prefers to keep personal life very private. She was rumored to be a lesbian. Her height is also unknown. She is devoted to her career and her works. There are no any news and rumors related to her affairs, boyfriends or relationships.
Details regarding her marriage, husband, and children are also not known to the media. Her net worth and salary are also not disclosed. Her bio can be found on wiki pages.