Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant, 2013 Winner
Executive Director
Urban Roots

Looking back, what does the Twenty under 40 Award mean to you?
Being part of a community of leaders from all sectors, that are collectively shaping the bright future of our city for years to come.

What have you accomplished in your professional and community efforts since receiving the award?  
(Editors note: Jeff was named 2015 RGJ Citizen of the Year in December! He completed this questionnaire prior to this announcement, but this is a HUGE accomplishment.) Also:

  • Awarded the Franklin Project Fellowship via the Aspen Institute in D.C..
  • High Desert Hops Project – Nevada’s first production hop yard, exclusively for local breweries
  • Founded the Polygrarian Institute – a holistic food-systems training and mentorship organization focused on education, research and civic engagement.

Name three compelling characteristics of a Twenty under 40 Recipient:urban_roots_stacked
Innovation. Leadership. Integrity.