Team Highlight: Jeremy Sharp ‘13

Team Highlight: Jeremy Sharp ‘13

For the rest of the year, we will be introducing you to our team at Students for Sensible Drug Policy! And now, we have Jeremy Sharp, Pacific Region Outreach Coordinator!

Jeremy Sharp ‘13 (he/him)

Pacific Region Outreach Coordinator

Previous and/or Current Chapter Involvement

University of North Georgia

Short Bio 

Jeremy Sharp ’12 (he/him/his) is a convicted felon who graduated from the University of North Georgia (UNG) with a Bachelors in Political Science and a Concentration in Pre-Law (2020). He is the co-owner of Dahlonega Walking Tours and Grapes and Ghost Wine Tasting Room. Jeremy currently works for Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) as an outreach coordinator.

He is a founding member of Georgia Overdose Prevention, and regularly advises on implementation of Harm Reduction Policies from the local to international level.

Since college, Jeremy has worked as a Syringe Services Provider for the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, and as an Alumni Director and Overdose Prevention Instructor at Mt. Sinai Wellness Center in Dahlonega Georgia. He currently serves on the Newtown Florist Club Public Policy Committee, and in an advisory role for Peachtree NORML.

Jeremy also works diligently as an advocate for people dealing with Substance Use Disorder, offers free peer support services, and distributes Naloxone to persons who may witness or experience an opioid overdose.

In the news: https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/students-protest-owners-plans-to-reinstall-kkk-sign-in-dahlonega

https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/ung-group-spearheads-awareness-campaign-for-medical-amnesty-law

https://www.thefix.com/bringing-harm-reduction-haywood-county

How did you find SSDP?

Marijuana Policy Project’s website

What is your favorite thing about being a part of SSDP? 

The community

If you could meet any historical figure, who would it be? Why?

Count Saint Germain, to ask about relevance and politics.

Favorite Food

Mana

Favorite Quote 

“The Key to Life is to enjoy it. The Purpose of Life is to plant seeds and watch them grow” -unknown

Anything else you’d like included

Empathy drives evolution


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