Jeremy Everett

Executive Director
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Jeremy Everett is the founder and executive director of Baylor University's Texas Hunger Initiative (THI). In Jeremy's tenure with THI, he has raised nearly 30 million dollars to support faculty research, programmatic implementation, and policy analysis.

Prior to THI, Jeremy worked for international and community development organizations as a teacher, religious leader, community organizer, and organic farmer. He frequently delivers presentations at justice conferences, universities, nonprofit organizations, congregations, and the government sector on the subjects of poverty, community development and organizing, hunger, and social entrepreneurship. Jeremy has published numerous articles, book chapters, blogs, and has been featured in the Huffington Post, PBS documentaries, Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman, the Texas Tribune, Houston Chronicle, and talk shows across the spectrum. He is currently completing his first book which is due out in 2019.

Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree from Samford University, a Master of Divinity from Baylor University, and has completed postgraduate work in quantitative analysis and public policy. Jeremy is a Next Generation Fellow of the University of Texas LBJ School’s Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Jeremy also serves on the Baptist World Alliance’s Commission on Social and Economic Justice, a participant in the Aspen Institute’s dialogue on U.S. Food Security and Healthcare Costs, and was recently appointed by U.S. Congress to serve on the National Commission on Hunger.

Jeremy is married to Amy Miley Everett. They have three sons: Lucas, Sam, and Wyatt.