- Justin Rockefeller
Justin Aldrich Rockefeller (born
June 18, 1979in West Virginia[cite web|url=http://www.worth.com/Editorial/Thought-Leaders/Profiles/Visions-Revisions-Democratic-Zeal-3.asp |title=Visions and Revisions Page 3 Worth |date=2006-09-01 |accessdate=2008-08-08 |publisher=Worth ] ) is a political activistand co-founder and National Program Director of Generation Engage.
He is the youngest son of
West Virginia's prominent Senator, Jay Rockefellerand his wife, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, and is a fifth generation member of the Rockefeller family. He is also the grandson of U.S. Senator Charles H. Percy.
Princeton University, from which he graduated in 2002 with a bachelor's degreein Politics. At 25, Justin co-founded the nonprofit nonpartisanorganization, Generation Engage, a grassrootsinitiative campaigning against political apathy among young Americans. The nonprofit was co-founded with former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott's sons, Adrian and Devin Talbott.
He lives in
New York City. He married his former Princeton classmate, Indré Vengris, on September 9, 2006. [ [http://rockefeller.senate.gov/news/2006/pr091506.html Senator And Mrs. Rockefeller Announce The Marriage Of Justin Rockefeller To Indré Vengris ] ]
Justin is a member of the Board of Trustees of
Alliance for the Arts, a New York City arts advocacy and research organization.
He was a 2008 honoree of the Edwin P. Hubble Medal of Initiative. The city of Marshfield, Missouri's highest honor.
* [http://www.generationengage.org/ Generation Engage]
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