Jeff D. Newsome

Jeffery D. Newsome is an experienced full-stack marketer and social worker. He blends creativity with a deep passion for people which has driven his 15-year career in mission-driven organizations.
Born to a Puerto Rican mother and a Black father in a household where financial constraints and doubts about affording continuing education loomed large, Jeff's journey is one of resilience and perseverance. This early experience planted the seeds for his lifelong commitment to working within communities facing similar struggles, culminating in a rich career path that spans marketing, social work, and the creative arts.

Unlocking Creativity

A proud alumnus of Montclair State University with a BA in Sociology, Jeff's academic foundation laid the groundwork for a career that is as impactful as it is diverse. His journey in marketing took a significant turn with the creation of PUSH28.tv, an influencer-based media company, in 2016. As the driving force behind the company, Jeff led a team of aspiring professionals, exploring new marketing strategies that captured 1.6 million views and 60,000 hours of watch time on YouTube.

Present Day and the Future

His work as Marketing Director at MHP Salud and Curriculum Developer at Samasource, among other roles, reflects a career dedicated to amplifying impact and inspiring action. With skills ranging from analytics and branding to web development and video effects, Jeff has not only led significant projects like the "Text-2-Test" digital campaign for the Hyacinth Foundation but also enriched the lives of nearly 700 individuals through educational initiatives.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Jeff is a former performer who has left his mark on stages as prestigious as the White House and the 50-yard line at Giant's Stadium. His love for the arts is matched by a personal journey of transformation—shedding over 180lbs—a testament to his discipline and commitment to both physical and mental health. This remarkable weight loss journey underscores his belief in the power of resilience and self-improvement.

Living in St. Petersburg, FL, Jeff continues to explore new horizons in marketing and community engagement, driven by a lifelong passion for making a difference in the lives of those around him.