The Story Behind The Dreamer
Jared R. Green (Jared The Dreamer) is the Founder & Executive Director of Sunny with a Chance of Love, a non-profit organization with a mission to invest in the residents of New Orleans, using love as the foundation that carries each of the organization’s initiatives and programs. Jared was born in New Orleans and raised in the Lower Ninth Ward. Jared has volunteered for various countless organizations, and he’s helped organize the community since the age of 5 years old. Jared envisions a city that creates innovative social and economic change and is the pioneer of such things for cities all around the country. He believes the future is bright, and hope for the future of people all around the city is even brighter. At only 26-years-old, Jared has already accomplished much success. Along with his non-profit, he is a community advocate, a motivational speaker, and a self-published author of the growing and popular children’s book “There’s A Creature In My Belly!” Jared has received a proclamation from the City Council, donated well over 1,000 copies of his book to underserved youth, met President Barack Obama, and has had his story sent out to the 2 MILLION person email outreach of the Obama Foundation. The Dreamer has been spotlighted in various magazines such as Black Enterprise, Upscale, and Where Y’at, and has held multiple TV news appearances on channels 6 and 8. The thing is, he’s still only just getting started.