RJ is a passionate leader, executive coach and development consultant. He has dedicated his life’s work to motivating others to move deeper into their desire to affect sustainable change. Working with business executives, teams and community leaders in Silicon Valley, South Africa, Australia and across the US, RJ inspires others to access answers from within, and in doing so, helps to identify practices that cultivate skillful interactions, and each client’s unique leadership presence.
RJ’s commitment to peace and social justice is in his DNA, and is rooted in the ethics of his grandfather who found a creative way to acquire property in the Deep South during an age when African Americans were not “allowed” to own property. His mother was a part of the Great Migration and his father was a leader of the NAACP, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Chapter. He is the founder of RJ Jennings Group and a team contributor at Palette17. He is also an active member of Coastside Families Taking Action and Fixin San Mateo County focused on social justice and reshaping our relationship with the local law enforcement.