Jonathan Lofgren holds a Ph.D. in Education, specializing in Training & Performance Improvement from Capella University. Jonathan is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Co-occurring Disorders Professional – Diplomat. He is an active member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He has 30 years of behavioral health and education experience, and is a faculty member at Minneapolis College and Metro State University. Jonathan is the founder of Adler Graduate School’s Co-Occurring Disorders Master Degree specialization, Minneapolis College’s Student African American Brotherhood Program (currently AAME), and the Collegiate Recovery Program. Jonathan a Lifetime Member of the NAACP Minneapolis Chapter, and member of the Behavioral Health & Wellness Committee. He is biracial, and a transracial adoptee, a grandfather, father, husband, son, and grandson.