Jana Carter is the wife of CNN political contributor and attorney, Anthony Kapel Jones best known as Van Jones.
You’ve probably seen her husband on CNN’s Crossfire and know he is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. But the 48-year-old, is not the only one with clear political vision.
Jana Carter comes from a political family. In fact she is the niece of James Earl “Jimmy” Carter Jr. –who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
Her husband is also the founder and president of the Dream Corps and a NY best selling author. He was born Anthony Kapel Jones on September 20, 1968. He has a twin sister named Angela. He and his sister were raised by a high school teacher mother and a junior high principal, father in Jackson, Tennessee.