Jorian is a true Philadelphia native, having been raised in every part of this strong city, with special roots in North Philadelphia. Born from a Latinx family, where the weekends were made for cafe Bustelo, 80’s freestyle music, and cleaning the house while in time to watch Saturday morning cartoons! Jorian’s journey with Galaei began in 2016, while in tandem serving as the Youth Ambassador for National Youth HIV/AIDs Awareness Day, and receiving the Dale L Grundy Award for Youth Leadership. Jorian is now the Prevention and Education Manager. Jorian enjoys attending and presenting at conferences across the United States, including, USCHA, Ryan White, Vii eHealthcare Youth, and Community Summit.
In 2019-2020, Jorian served as the NMAC Gay Men of Color Fellowship in Biomedical HIV Prevention in confronting the issues around race and HIV in at-risk communities.
In 2018 Jorian served as the ViiV Healthcare Youth Ambassador, Co-Facilitator, and Main Facilitator at the ViiV Healthcare Youth Summit. Jorian is committed to building and changing the myths and stereotypes around HIV especially around Queer and Trans Black and Latinx Excellence.
Jorian has been a member of the Black and Latinx Community Control collective since 2018 envisioning a world where communities have full control of our overall being and to educate and empower communities, educate policymakers and politicians, and when necessary agitate to decision-makers. Jorian is a proud dog-parent, loves video games, anime, building their home library, and creating positive change to the cultural landscape of Philadelphia…. Then the WORLD!!!