Jeremiah Steen (19) is the National Audubon Society’s Development Associate, Institutional Giving working out of Detroit, Michigan. He is a student at University of Detroit Mercy and the youngest current Jane Goodall Fund II Roots and Shoot National Fellow. He is the Director of the Steen Foundation, which has the goal of positively impacting the socialization of youth, promoting strong inquisitive thinking and allowing teens to advance their view of community through a creative perspective. Jeremiah also serves as the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s Youth Program Assistant and a Grant Adviser at the Pollination Project.
During his time on The Skillman Foundation’s President’s Youth Council, he hopes to continue his work in Detroit to restore the creative output in underserved communities and provide more opportunities for people of color.