"My Father & Me" Spiritual Journey

$1,303 of $19,111 goal

Raised by 37 people in 23 months
On January 11th, 1999, Robert D. Jackson's father Robert Dean Jackson was killed due to gang violence in Houston, TX. 

Robert Dean Jackson (left) his son, Robert D. Jackson (right)

18 years later on this day,  Robert D. Jackson , will be traveling around the world with his father through a spirtual journey to reach and engage  1 Million Black & Brown Boys through  arts, education, and public speaking. But Robert needs your support! Help get Robert to his target goal of $19,111 before his departure to London in 37 days! 


In 2015, Robert launched his own initiative Paideia ,  a long-term enrichment program designed to positively empower, motivate and prepare African American and Latino (11-21 years old) young kings of the New York Metropolitan area to discover their full potential by understanding what it means to be a global leader and a Renaissance man. This idea sparked while he studied abroad at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) for an acting intensive in Fall 2014. In December of 2015, Washington Square News recognized Robert D. Jackson as one of NYU's Most Influential Students


Robert D. Jackson has traveled to 23 countries as a 23 year old. Countries include: Brazil, Dominican Republic, Italy, Ghana, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands United Arab Emirates, Canada, Spain and many more.  

Here are some of his favorite pictures:

Amsterdam, 2014

Extreme Ironing, Stonehenge 2014

Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

Amsterdam, 2015

Robert seen on the top of a dune in Abu Dhabi where he attended the 2015 NYU Global Leadership Summit. 


Robert's professional headshot


Robert has volunteered in over 10 countries engaging with Black and Brown communities as well as other  marginlized communities. 

Robert taught English Literacy to young boys with hearing loss while he studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.


Robert seen in the Dominican Republic teaching English Literacy through NYU's Alternative Breaks Program. 


Robert seen as a commedia character through his training in Commedia Dell'Arte in Florence, Italy in Summer 2014. 
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On September 22, 2018, Robert D. Jackson will be launching a book entitled, "My Father & Me" where he will highlight his experiences around the world through the Robert D. Jackson Blog, the Robert D. Jackson Travel Podcast and his musical endeavors as an international muscial artist. 


But Robert D. Jackson  needs your help! 

How You Can Help

Robert is exploring opportunities to deepen his impact through a fundraising campaign and need your help. Robert's  initial fundraising goal is $19,111 to seed his fees to engage with 1 Million Black and Brown Boys around the world. As Robert works to reach students and families around the globe, your support will enable Robert to:

1. Allow Robert to release a book dedicated to his father "My Father & Me" in September 2018.  

2. Serve as a Millennial Speaker/Influence to Black and Brown boys in public schools that are underfunded and cannot pay Robert for his expertise and time.  

3. Offer College Admissions & Financial Aid workshops to underserved communities of color for FREE.

4. Support the development of Robert D. Jackson's Travel Podcast, weekly blog, musical equiptment, teaching supplies and support technology.

5. Enhance Robert D. Jackson's website and social media presence to reach more students, educators, social entrepreneurs, families and schools.

6. Fund travel to meet with potential benefactors, clients and third-party content providers (e.g. universities, scholarship organizations, advocacy organizations, corporations, service providers and philanthropic organizations).

7. Allow Robert to provide three scholarships to students in Houston, New York and London.


Robert D. Jackson plans to travel throughout Europe, Latin America, West Africa, the Middle East and the United States in 2017. 

Perks if you donate: 
$1- Personal Thank You Note

$3- Personal Written Thank You Note

$13- Personal Written Thank You Note and a phone call

$33- Receive a free autographed Copy of "My Father &               Me" 

$333- Copy of "My Father & Me" and award in the future named after you

$500-$999- Copy of "My Father & Me", award in the future, care package personal to you and your organization.

$1000-$1499- Copy of "My Father & Me",  award in the future named after you and a care package personal to you or your organization and travel award named after you. 

$1,500 and above - Copy of "My Father & Me", an award in the future, a care package personal to you or your organization and a scholarship award named after you in 2017. 
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Follow Robert D. Jackson as he goes on a spiritual journey with his father through Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and email. @RueRob is Robert's username for his social media outlets. 

With Love, 


Robert D. Jackson website 

Here is his acting reel as well. 











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7 Different Ways you can help Robert will reach 1 Million Black & Brown boys in 2017.

Your support will help:

1. Allow Robert to release a book dedicated to his father "My Father & Me" in September 2018.

2. Serve as a Millennial Speaker/Influence to Black and Brown boys in public schools that are underfunded and cannot pay Robert for his expertise and time.

3. Offer College Admissions & Financial Aid workshops to underserved communities of color for FREE.

4. Support the development of Robert D. Jackson's Travel Podcast, Blog, musical equiptment, teaching supplies and support technology.

5. Enhance Robert D. Jackson's website and social media presence to reach more students, educators, social entrepreneurs, families and schools.

6. Fund travel to meet with potential benefactors, clients and third-party content providers (e.g. universities, scholarship organizations, advocacy organizations, corporations, service providers and philanthropic organizations).

7. Allow Robert to provide three scholarships to students in Houston, New York and London.
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Thank you Benjamin Lipari for being the first person to donate to this incredible campaign before the official launch at 9am EST on Jan. 11, 2017! We met in Italy and we will connect soon in England! Love ones, please make sure you read the whole GoFund Me page before donating! See you all at 9am EST for my second FB Live Stream Announcement
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Created January 11, 2017
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$20
Anonymous
20 months ago
$33
Sonia White
21 months ago

May God continue to Bless you and your journey, Robert! XOXO

$20
Annastacia Terry
21 months ago

May the spirit continue guide you cousin. I love you.

CP
$25
Carlesha Powell
21 months ago

Wow! What you are doing is impeccable, Continue to grace the world!!!

$100
Anonymous
21 months ago
$15
Kendrick Kirk
22 months ago

wish i could give you more bro. i know you'll do great things and help so many boys out there who need a positive male role model in their life

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22 months ago
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