Jane's background is in correctional education, law, and political science. She worked as an educator in correctional facilities in San Francisco, Utah, and New York, and on the strategy team of NYC’s Department of Education’s District 79 (Alternative Schools and Programs). She assisted in founding the ROADS Charter High Schools, a network of schools serving overage, under-credited youth, and now serves on their Board of Directors. She also worked as an attorney in the corporate department of Kaye Scholer, LLP. Jane graduated from Stanford in Political Science with Honors in Education, and holds a J.D. and Masters in Educational Leadership from Columbia. She is currently pursuing a Masters from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and, with Jen, is a 2013 Open Society Black Male Achievement Fellow.