National Program Manager, Ford Men of Courage
Senior Director, Ford Resource and Engagement Center Eastside
Gleaners Community Food Bank
Justin Kimpson is national manager of Ford Motor Company Fund’s Men of Courage program that since its start in 2015 has advanced positive narratives of black men through grassroots initiatives in communities throughout the United States. Justin also serves as senior director of the Ford Resource & Engagement Center eastside location in Detroit where he oversees operations, program management, partnership development and food mobile distribution. Justin brings to his current position more than 15 years of diverse experience in the fields of philanthropy, education and workforce development.
Justin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Morehouse College and a Masters of Education from Marygrove College. He refined his leadership skills through participation in the Michigan Political Leadership Program and The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit Program (Class XXXVI).
Justin has served as an executive board member for Detroit Young Professionals and current board member for Black Family Development. He was recently recognized as a “DBusiness Magazines 30 in their Thirties” honoree. He is passionate about making significant impacts through leadership, mentorship and philanthropy.