About Bishop E. W. Jackson
- President of STAND
- Ret. Marine Corps.
- Radio Show Host – “The Awakening”
- Harvard Law School Graduate
Topics: Politics, Culture, Race Relations
An American conservative politician, Christian minister, and lawyer in Virginia. He was the unsuccessful Republican Party nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia in the 2013 election. Jackson was a Republican primary candidate for the United States Senate in Virginia in the 2012 election.
Jackson is the founder and current president of S.T.A.N.D. (Staying True To America’s National Destiny), a conservative non-profit organization that describes itself as “a national organization dedicated to preserving life, the traditional family and our Judeo-Christian history and values as the Foundation of our Constitution and culture.” He is head pastor at Exodus Faith Ministries, located in Chesapeake, Virginia. Jackson has appeared as a commentator on national news networks such as C-SPAN, Fox News and MSNBC.
Founder of StandAmerica
STAND is a non-profit organization that reaches across racial and cultural lines to bring people together around the foundational principles that made America great. STAND engages the community through town hall meetings, conference calls, and STAND organizers to promote educational choice, to strengthen families, and to support entrepreneurship.
About Bishop E.W. Jackson:
- Joined the United States Marine Corps in 1970 and was honorably discharged in 1973.
- Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Phi Beta Kappa Key from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 1975, and from Harvard Law School in 1978.
- Studied at Harvard Divinity School.
- Licensed as a Baptist minister.
- Practiced small business law for 15 years in Boston.
- Taught Business and Regulatory Law at the college and graduate levels.
- Founder of S.T.A.N.D. – Staying True to America’s National Destiny, a nonprofit foundation with a national mission to bring Americans together across racial and cultural lines to preserve our Judeo-Christian values and heritage.
- Author of “Ten Commandments to an Extraordinary Life.”
- Nationally syndicated radio talk show host with American Family Radio’s Urban Family Talk Network.
- He has been a guest on Fox & Friends, The O’Reilly Factor, Neil Cavuto, Lou Dobbs, Megyn Kelly, CBN World News, ABC’s Good Morning America, C-Span’s Washington Journal, ABC Radio Network, National Public Radio and other media. His articles have been featured in the Washington Times, American Thinker, Western Journalism, American Family Association, The Stream and other publications.
- Bishop Jackson won the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor of Virginia in 2013.
- Resides in Chesapeake, Virginia.