Jamarl D. Clark is the creative force behind the creation of the WeINSPIRE movement. Nominated and honored as one of the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area’s 30 Under 30 Most Influential people, Jamarl is dedicated to inspiring others to recharge their lives and create positive changes for everyone.
A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Jamarl has been motivated to create positivity from an early age. He suffered from a speech impediment as a child but overcame his problem and continued on to become a successful motivational speaker as an adult. One of his major influences growing up into his years of college was the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte where he was a mentee and fortunate to have an amazing mentor that guided him into manhood. During his undergraduate studies in communications at Appalachian State University, Jamarl’s contributions to the betterment of student life outside of the classroom was acknowledged and awarded him the highest leadership honor, W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion. This was a life changing experience in the life of Jamarl, who was a first generation college graduate in his family. The huge positive changes he affected during his time at Appalachian State University convinced him he was taking the correct path in life.
Today, Jamarl continues to actively serve his community through volunteerism. He serves as an alumni of AmeriCorps and acts as a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Each day that Jamarl serves his community and reaches out to others he recalls the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King, “Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
In addition to his many philanthropic efforts, Jamarl is the founder of J. Edmond & Co., LLC which is committed to executing elegant, stylish, and flawless meetings and events. With popular and successful recent work, which includes the coordination of the annual Clark Family Reunion hosted in Atlanta, Georgia, there is no slowing down the incredible motivation and aspirations of Jamarl D. Clark.