“In the era of #MeToo, I’m still remembering his words: ‘we have to teach men how to behave better’.”
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Rev. John ShellitoAssociate Rector, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia

“We found Jeff and Jacquie to be open and honest as they shared their experiences leading up to incarceration and their struggles upon release.”
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Marilyn C. KainM.S., LADC, LPC, Adjunct Professor, Div. of Justice and Law Administration, Western CT State University, Danbury, CT

“Jeff operates out of a paradigm of care, heal-centeredness, education and awareness. His primary goal is to see people thrive and realize new hope from their past pain. I highly recommend Jeff for any public speaking engagement and as a collaborative partner.”
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Rev. Dr. Yvette Wilson-Barnes, J.D.Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law and former Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Union Theological Seminary

“It was not a surprise to me that Jeff co-founded a prison ministry based on the work he did in my classes studying refugee and liminal communities, the underground economy, and the marginalized and oppressed.”
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Samuel CruzAssociate Professor of Religion and Society at Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

“I have known Jeff for approximately 15 years, through good times and bad, sometimes on a nearly daily basis. I know of no one with his dedication, range of experience and better able to minister to his flock. His strategy and judgment border on genius.”

AnonymousConnecticut

“Jeff is a fantastic human being with a powerful passion for people. I value his insight, structure and hard work ethic, and will be forever changed from knowing him.”
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Meredith Atwood, Podcast Host, Triathlete, Speaker, Author: The Year of No Nonsense, Massachusetts

“His story is very moving, as he is earnestly helping individuals and families move from incarceration to meaningful re-entry into civilian life.”
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Toni QuestPodcast and TV Show Host, New York

“He’s built national platforms for re-entry into productive society ranging from white collar crime to those from economically deprived areas. He is a literal bridge to the future. A second chance paragon in a time when we need a second chance society.”
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Jim CampbellHost, “Business Talk with Jim Campbell” – Nationally Syndicated on the Biz Talk Radio Network, Author – Madoff Speaks, Greenwich, CT

“What impresses me most about Jeff is his candor, commitment to his sobriety, acceptance of the consequences of his behavior before he became sober, and service to others.”
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Rev. Pete PowellChrist & Holy Trinity Church, Westport, Connecticut

“As Bishop and Pastor of Saint Joseph Church I fully and happily endorse and recommend Fr. Grant in serving the members and families of those that have been impacted by the Criminal Justice System and those in crisis and returning to society.”
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Rev. Joseph CicconeLead Pastor, Saint Joseph Mission Church, Cliffside Park, New Jersey