Co-Founder / Executive Director
Jamil was born and raised in Miami, Florida from Afro-Cuban & Afro-Puerto Rican Parents. He is the youngest of 5 siblings. Jamil is a POC
Transman. He is an advocate in the Transgender community and Co-Founder and Director to the Phoenix Transition program. He ran a support group in Macon GA in 2016 along with his wife Lupa Brandt. Lupa Brandt is a Trans-Women and advocate in the community. They have been married since Oct 2016. They live in Atlanta GA and have volunteered their time to non-profit organizations. Jamil was a victim of police abuse of power, rape, and discrimination. Jamil-Jack's Mission is for Inclusion & Visibility of trans-men in all spaces. He is a graduate of Georgia Equality's Trans-Action Leadership academy. He is the Director of Chapter for Invisible Men and leads the Atlanta chapter. He has also been featured in Trans Living Magazine. Jamil goal is for more visibility within the Trans-masculine community and to uplift those who are facing financial hardship. Jamil has a passion for visual art through Photography and website design. Him and His wife opened an LLC company called Monarch Kreations . In his free time he enjoys listening to Billy Alsbrooks, a motivational speaker. He also enjoys spoken word, and playing the saxophone.
Lupa was born in Atlanta Georgia and has served in the United States Army in Military Intelligence. She is a member of CZI's Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted Persons and Families Movement. She is an Activist and Lobbyist with the National LGBT/HIV Criminal Justice Working Group and is frequently found on Capitol Hill fighting for equality and criminal justice. She had experience with transgender individuals in prison having served 33 years on the inside herself. She is an honor graduate of Georgia Equality's TRANS-action Leadership Academy and using skills acquired there has become a public speaker, tireless warrior for equality and criminal justice/prison abolition. She formerly worked as the Community Outreach Coordinator for TRANScending Barriers Atlanta. She is the co-founder and Deputy Director/Chief Financial Officer of the Phoenix Transition Program. She is the Co-Founder of Monarch Kreations. In her free time she is with her husband Jamil Abreu. She is a magician and musician, plays guitar, bass, and 5-string banjo.