Jervonte Edmonds B.A. ’16

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Jervonte Edmonds (born on June 11, 1991) Realtor. Public Speaker. Entrepreneur. Philanthropist, is the Founder and Ceo of Suits For Seniors, the nation’s greatest youth preparedness program. Edmonds received his degree in Political Science at Florida Atlantic University, where he distinguished him as President of Progressive Black Men (PBM), Respect, Check, Protect Yourself (RCP) an HIV Awareness organization, the Pre-Law Society, and appointed a Leadership Ambassador on behalf of the University. Jervonte has been an outspoken advocate for education and leadership. Throughout his lifetime, Jervonte has championed the rights of minorities, women, the elderly, children, those incarcerated and homeless. Edmonds is a proven and highly sought after executive leader, with targeted expertise in helping not for profit organizations achieve tangible results and financial success. Widely-recognized for his principle-centered, social emotional style of approach to education, structured problem-solving, and self awareness; his innovative solutions have aided thousands of individuals served by his organizations reach more of their potential. Known for his integrity and passion, Edmonds has dedicated his life’s work in service to others. Currently Jervonte serves as President of Palm Beach Young Black Progressives, a member of Delray Beach Board of Education, the Engagement Director for New Leaders Council Palm Beach, and board member to Sequel’s Palm Beach Youth Academy. Jervonte Edmonds is the proud recipient of numerous honors and awards bestowed on him from organizations both at home and abroad. His governing philosophy is simple:

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world” – Gandhi