Jesse is a lead facilitator for Insight-Out’s GRIP program in San Quentin, a mindfulness and violence prevention program dedicated to healing trauma and cultivating emotional intelligence. He is also currently working as a therapist in a community mental health clinic in San Francisco, accruing hours towards his MFT license. In addition, Jesse serves on the board of a family foundation that is dedicated to funding grassroots organizations fighting criminal and juvenile justice issues in Los Angeles County. On a larger scale, he is passionate about reclaiming meaning and interiority in a post-modern culture and fostering conversations between emerging leaders in social justice, depth psychology, religion, and spirituality. Jesse has a Masters in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies and as well as a Masters in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.