Reverend Jared Sawyer Jr.
Jared Andre’ Sawyer Jr. is a young man of vision, ambition, and spirituality. A classic example of the
anointing operating in Sawyer’s life, is when he was just 5, he was called by God in a dream into the gospel
ministry; now having have preached for more than half of his life.
For 20 years, Rev. Sawyer has acclaimed an international ministry as a preacher, motivational speaker, and
author. Jared’s support system has always been his family and being rooted in the word of God. In 2008, Jared
was featured in “The Child Preacher”, a European documentary produced by The British Broadcasting
Company (BBC) and “Around The World In 80 Faiths”, an original British television series aired by the BBC
for two seasons.
Rev. Sawyer is the 2013 recipient of the Trailblazer Leadership Award from Beulah Heights University. In
November of 2012, he was graced to be the invocation speaker for the National Black MBA Association.
Jared was also the keynote speaker at Howard University’s Paul Anthony Dillard Foundation Awards
Program in Washington, D.C. Jared is the 2015 recipient of the NAACP’s Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Services
Award, the 2020 recipient of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s President’s Circle
Leadership Award and the Inaugural Recipient of The King Center’s Dream Forward Spiritual Faith Based
Passionate about community empowerment, Jared is a national media spokesperson for the American Heart
Association and an advocate for civil and human rights as an active member of the NAACP. He has appeared
on TBN’s Praise The Lord, Fox News, ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, CNN, and numerous other
television, radio and digital conduits, sending a message to the world that “age is nothing but a number”. Jared
is the founder of You Power Purpose Inc. (YPP), a nonprofit organization designed to help the next generation
of leaders discover and drive their purpose, equip them with moral values, and advance their social growth with
over 10,000 members. Through YPP, Jared convenes one of the largest youth and young adult conventions in
the country He is the CEO of JSJ Enterprises & Publishing, a global multimedia and business firm, offering
several products and services across multiple content delivery platforms. Regarded as one of the premiere
management and consulting experts, Jared’s tenacity and trendsetting creativity are always in demand.
Rev. Sawyer has written 4 books, with his latest release, EMPOWER YOUR PURPOSE available in stores
worldwide. He has been featured in several films and television projects, including Tyler Perry productions and
is an award-winning producer, with his latest film, Let My Vote’s recent debut at NBC’s Meet The Press Film
Festival. As a motivational speaker, bestselling author, business mogul and consultant, Jared travels the country
addressing over 2 million professionals, entrepreneurs, and students annually on the latest trends in business,
marketing, and management, as well as sharing his story of inspiration and motivation in over 25 countries
around the world. He has provided plenary and remarked-presentations at venues to include The White House,
Madison Square Garden, Grand Ole Opry and Radio Music Hall.
Rev. Sawyer is now 22 years old and the best is indeed yet to come. His motto is “Praise Is What I Do” and
millions of people around the world can attest that they know he was placed on this earth to do just that.