Russell Harris Jr. Biography
Russell Harris Jr. is an entrepreneur, educator, engineer, and Army National Guardsman who is originally from Chicago, Illinois. He is widely known for starring on Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) reality series Love & Marriage: Detroit. Harris Jr. is the CEO of SOAR DETROIT and the founder of The Journey. He is also The American Express Leadership Academy Fellow and Chair Of The Board of Directors at the Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan (BMEA). Harris Jr. is currently a Chaplain Candidate at Army National Guard.
Russell Harris Jr. Age | Birthday
Born in June 1990, Harris Jr. is 32 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday in June every year.
Russell Harris Jr. Parents
Harris Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois to his parents; mother and father. He has not publicly disclosed the identity of his father and mother and possible siblings. He has, however, occasionally shared photos of his family members on Instagram. We shall update any information regarding Russell’s parents and siblings as soon as it is available to us.
Russell Harris Jr. Height
Harris Jr. stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 2 inches (approximately).
Russell Harris Jr. Wife
Harris Jr. is married to his Kolby Shantel Harris, a fashion designer, and lifestyle influencer and content creator. They tied the knot in 2020 after dating for a few years. Harris Jr. and his wife have a two-year-old beautiful daughter named Kyndelle Belle, born in 2020. Their daughter is a Christmas evening baby.
Russell Harris Jr. Education
Harris Jr. went to Lyons Township High School. Upon high school completion, he joined Wartburg College where he attained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports and Fitness Administration/Management. In College, Harris Jr. was a 3X All-American in Track & Field Later, Harris Jr. attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he studied Business Administration and Management. He also attended Harvard University in 2014, where he studied Education. Harris Jr. then went on to join Sioux Falls University, a divinity school that he is still attending (as of June 2023).
Russell Harris Jr. Job
Harris Jr. is an entrepreneur, a business owner, Educator, and a patriotic army Guardsman. He is the CEO of SOAR DETROIT, a nonprofit focused on curbing illiteracy rates among 2nd and 3rd graders in the city of Detroit. Harris Jr. is also the founder of The Journey. Harris Jr. currently works at Army National Guard where he is Chaplain Candidate. Previously, Harris held a position as an engineer.
Moreover, Harris Jr. is The American Express Leadership Academy Fellow and also Chair Of The Board of Directors at the Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan (BMEA).
Besides, he worked as the Chief Director at The Future Project between June 2017 and December 2019. Harris Jr. has also served as a high school principal. He was the principal at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy for two years (2015-2017). At the age of 25, he became one of the youngest high school principals in Detroit.
Russell Harris Jr. Love & Marriage: Detroit
Harris Jr. is one of the stars of “Love & Marriage: Detroit”, a reality TV show on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) that follows the lives of three couples from Detroit. He is a Harvard University graduate, entrepreneur, educator, and a Chaplain Candidate at Army National Guard.
“Love & Marriage: Detroit” premieres on June 24, 2023, at 9 pm ET on OWN TV. Harris Jr. appears alongside his wife Kolby Shantel Harris.
Love & Marriage: Detroit Cast
The other cast members of Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN TV) reality series “Love & Marriage: Detroit” are:
Russell Harris Jr. Net worth
Harris Jr. has an estimated net worth of $2 million-$5 million. He is the CEO of SOAR DETROIT and the founder of The Journey. He is currently a Chaplain Candidate at Army National Guard. Moreover, Harris Jr. is Chair Of The Board of Directors at the Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan (BMEA) and also The American Express Leadership Academy Fellow at American Express. He appears in “Love & Marriage: Detroit” on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Russell is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @russelllharrisjr with 16.9K followers as of June 24, 2023.