African American author known for his New York Times bestselling book, The Green Collar Economy. He appeared on the 2009 Time magazine list of the 100 Most Influential People. Also an attorney, he is known for his environmental and civil rights activism.
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|Anthony Kapel “Van” Jones
|September 20, 1968
|55 years old
Van Jones is a Novelist. Van was born in the 1960s, in the middle of the Generation X generation. Generation X, also known as the "MTV Generation," are individuals born between 1965 and 1980. This generation saw the emergence of music videos, heavy metal, and hip hop. Nirvana, U2, Madonna, torn jeans, Beverly Hills 90210, and Friends also became popular. Gen Xers have also experienced significant events, including, fall of the Berlin Wall, the energy crisis, the Watergate scandal, the rise of the personal computer, and Terrorism at the Munich Olympics.
He and his twin sister, Angela, were born in Jackson, Tennessee to a teacher mother and a principal father. He later had two sons named Cabral and Mattai with his wife, Jana Carter. Find out who is Van Jones dating right now.
He studied political science at the University of Tennessee at Martin and later graduated from Yale Law School. Between college and law school, he briefly worked as an intern at the Nashville bureau of the Associated Press.
DID YOU KNOW He served as Special Adviser for Green Jobs in the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
FACT He was appointed Special Adviser for Green Jobs by President Barack Obama.
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Currently, Van Jones is 55 years old. His next birthday is away. Van will celebrate his 56th birthday on a Friday, September 20th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on September 20, 1968. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.
Van Jones’s zodiac sign is Virgo. People born between the dates of August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the sixth sign of the zodiac, Virgo. Virgos are known for being humble, practical, and systematic in their approach to life. Cancer is the most compatible sign for Virgos.
Famous Virgo celebrities are Beyonce, Prince Harry, Cameron Diaz, Salma Hayek, Chris Pine, Jennifer Judson, Bernie Sanders, and Agatha Christie. Virgo ruling planet is Mercury. Astrologically, Mercury symbolizes communication. It is the closest planet planet to the sun.
Van Jones was born in the Year of the Monkey. Monkey symbolizes cleverness in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Monkey have magnetic personalities and are confident, charming, and humorous. They can also sometimes be distrustful, arrogant, opportunistic, erratic, manipulative, and dishonest.
This year is the Year of the Dragon.
DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.
Van Jones is a 55 years old Novelist, born in September, in the Year of the Monkey (1968), and is a Virgo. His life path number is 8. Van’s birthstone is Sapphire, and his birth flower is Aster/Myosotis.
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