Van Jones is renowned worldwide, as a result of being a forerunner in human rights and clean energy economy. He was born in 1968 in rural town in Tennessee, where he was instilled with the values of education and faith. These values instilled upon him by his family, has followed him into adulthood, and has allowed him to attain many achievements. He embodies the leadership styles as expressed in Bennis (2009), by understanding the basics of leadership, and knowing the world, which gives him the ability to forge the future.
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