Jumpstart Literacy Champions and Ambassadors

Jumpstart Literacy Champions and Ambassadors are celebrities and influencers using their voice, time, and platform to support public awareness and advocacy about the importance of early literacy during Jumpstart’s annual Read for the Record campaign. This year’s incredible supporters include:

Hugh Jackman

Academy Award Nominated Actor

Deborra-Lee Furness

Actor & Producer

Alejandra Espinoza

Television Personality & Host

Nigel Barker

Celebrity Photographer & Jumpstart National Board Member

Josh Duhamel

Actor & Jumpstart National Board Member

Meena Harris

Author, Lawyer, & CEO of Phenomenal

Josh Brolin

Academy Award Nominated Actor

Cat Cora

Renowned Chef

Sjana Elise

Yoga & Wellness Influencer

Brynn Elliott


Tamsen Fadal

Journalist & Author

Christina Geist

Author & Brand Strategist

Reena Ninan

Journalist & Podcast Host

Zibby Owens

Podcast Host

Jourdana Phillips

Model & Jumpstart Alumna

Marc Roberge

Lead Vocalist & Guitarist of O.A.R.

Che Spiotta

MasterChef Junior Winner

Join our Read for the Record Literacy Champions & Ambassadors in reading Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away on October 29, 2020.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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