By: Dr. REZA FADAEI- San Diego
Recently I had the distinct pleasure of an exclusive interview with MISS Hanna(Jazmin) Jeff an extraordinary Iranian Mexican success girl. Hanna Jaff was born and brought up in San Diego on November 4, 1986, but spend much of her childhood in Tijuana, the home of her maternal family. She went to Saint John’s Episcopal Elementary School and University of San Diego High School. Hanna is an American born Mexican- Kurd reality television personality, politician, philanthropist, conference speaker, human rights activist, and author.
Her father’s family name is Jaff. Whichis Kurdish and belongs to the Jaff tribewell- known for its political involvement in political Kurdish affairs since the year 1114. Her mother ‘s paternal family name is Bosdet and mother’s maternal family name is Gonzalez.Bosdet are originally from France, migrated first to Canada and then moved to Mexico in the 1800s.
Hanna holds a master’s degree I International Relations, bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and minors in Political Science and Criminal Justice. She studied at National University (California, in San Diego) , Harvard University in Boston, Columbia University in New York, Technologic de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, and La Sorbonne University of Paris. I March 2014, she was awarded an Honorary doctorate Degree for her humanitarian work by the Claustra Doctoral in Mexico.
Since 2013, Hanna has been the Undersecretary of Relations with the Civil Society, the Undersecretary of Immigrants, the National Secretary of Social Management of Youth Network of Mexico, and the National General Secretary of the Revolutionary Youth Expression in the Institutional Revolutionary Party. She was a Federal Congresswoman candidate of the Ecologist Green party of Mexico too. Hanna Jaff is the founder of Jaff Foundation of Education, a nonprofit organization, created on June 4, 2013. The foundation has hosted more than 170 charity events worldwide, benefiting more than 120,000 people. Their mission is to teach English to immigrants, refugees, and the less fortunate, launch nondiscrimination campaigns, and aim their attention on world peace and education. Today, the foundation has more than 7,000 active volunteers.Hanna is one of the best speakers in the world and she speaks at international conferences on topics such as human rights, immigrants, refugees, peace, and the importance of education, mainly to raise awareness and motivation.
Hanna has been a speaker in over 70 universities, schools, and institutions around the world. She authored a self-taught English learning book and she has donated 22,000 of her three books to immigrants, refugees, and the less fortunate. In August 2018, Netflix first reality television show ever done ‘Made in Mexico’ announced that Hanna would be one of the nine cast members. It will air in 190 countries and 22 languages.
Hanna Jaff has received numerous Awards (more than hundred) form different countries and presidents. We in the Javanan International Weekly Magazine Proud of Hanna and wish her and her family the best. In the pictures show Hanna Jaff with the world leaders.