More About Jerred!

Business Management &

Leadership

Starting at an early age, Jerred built an extensive background in business management, leadership, team building, business operations, and Human Resources.


 Jerred believes that to be a leader, you must listen and work hand in hand with others to create the best ideas and ways to implement them. 


He believes when you are in a position of leadership, it must never be taken advantage of; you should use your position to better the world around you.


"Leaders are ordinary people doing extraordinary things."

-Jerred

Community Servant

In 2018, Mayor Jim Strickland appointed Jerred as Commissioner for the City of Memphis' Memphis City Beautiful. In 2020, he was elected President of the oldest and largest neighborhood Association in Downtown Memphis: The Downtown Neighborhood Association which has an outreach of 12,000+ downtown residents and businesses.


Another big accomplishment came in 2020 with the nomination and approval to a national board of directors.  The Victory Fund Campaign Board is a national entity that promotes LGBTQ+ people to run for office and goes further to even endorse them and help with fundraising efforts! Jerred has gotten to work with community leaders and candidates from all over the USA!


Most of all, however, he is a Memphis advocate! He volunteers & works with numerous organizations including but not limited to Friends for Life, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Mystic Krewe of Pegasus, Downtown Neighborhood Association,  Memphis Medical District Collaborative, and many others!

Musician: Almost Elton John

Jerred's hit show, "Almost Elton John & The RocketMen" can be found at world famous Lafayette's Music room in Overton Square! 


 The show started at Hard Rock on Beale Street and has grown to be a Memphis favorite in the music scene. 


 Jerred was the featured artist in New York City for Elton John's 60th birthday celebration on the "Lunch Around the World" cruise that helped raise money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Given 4 stars from the Memphis Flyer, this a must see show!


He has gotten to meet and become friends with his idol (Elton John) and the two share a passion for sharing love, music, and talent.

------------------ Video on Jerred! -------------------

A 10min video on his background and bio! Special thanks to JustMyMemphis!