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 15 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 currently pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Religion degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He 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 and the Inaugural Recipient of The King Center’s Dream Forward Spiritual Faith Based Award
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, 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 Youth of Empowerment Incorporated, a nonprofit organization devoted to academic achievement, moral development, and societal connection for youth and young adults.
Rev. Sawyer has written 3 books with over 35,000 copies sold. Over 150,000 follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Rev. Sawyer is now 19 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.