The Founder

Amir Jackson, founder

Amir started Nurture The Creative Mind, what he describes as his life's purpose, to engage and empower young people through the arts. Since NCM's conception in 2007, Amir has positively impacted more than 12,000 young people in the community and has received numerous awards for his work including the Ogden Mayor's Award and the Red Cross Hero's Recogniton Award. Amir is also a TEDx fellow and currently sits on the boards for the Utah Cultural Alliance, WESTAF multicultural committee, The Utah Museums Association, and the Ogden City Visitor's Bureau.