Kristiana Jordan is a communications strategist who connects the dots across issues and perspectives to fight for justice. While studying American history, society and culture in college, she realized the importance of taking a people-focused approach to the world. She brings this lens to her work and is deeply invested in building a world where all historically marginalized groups live free from oppression.
At Spitfire, Kristiana uses her expertise to leverage her client’s strengths and unique perspectives. She provides media relations, campaign, research and messaging support to clients working on everything from privacy and surveillance to discrimination against Black hair. Kristiana has also worked at Color Of Change, where she developed strategies to combat harmful narratives about the criminal legal system and mobilize support for a just vision of public safety.
Kristiana got a firsthand look at policymaking at the state level while interning at the Massachusetts State Senate. There, she focused on stakeholder engagement and translated legal jargon into layman’s terms for bill summaries.
Kristiana was born and raised in the DMV. She graduated from Tufts University in Massachusetts with a B.A. in American studies in May 2017 before returning to D.C. to escape the brutal Boston winters. At Tufts, she was a devoted member of Essence, Tufts’ only all-female a cappella group celebrating music of the African diaspora. Her love of music lives on, and she can often be found attending various concerts and shows in DC.