Jesus Garcia

Programs Manager

A dedicated champion for community and non-profit initiatives, Jesus has built his career on fostering creative solutions for enhancing community engagement in Houston. With a passion for driving change through meaningful collaborations and innovative partnerships, Jesus brings a unique blend of experience and expertise to Southern Smoke Foundation as programs manager. In this role, he plans to help individuals access the support and resources they need to achieve and maintain wellness.

Jesus’ career started with SpringSpirit, serving the youth and community of Spring Branch, and he has worked with various non-profits since, including the YMCA, Houston Food Bank, BakerRipley, and Catholic Charities. Whether leading strategic outreach initiatives, networking with community partners, or leveraging his creativity to connect with audiences, he is committed to making a difference through his work. With a focus on community empowerment and sustainable solutions, Jesus is dedicated to making Houston a more vibrant, inclusive, and equitable place for all.