Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Preston Love, Jr.

A former Nebraska Cornhusker football player (recent inductee: Nebraska Black Sports Hall of Fame), IBM pioneer marketing executive, micro-computer historic innovator (Opened Atlanta’s first retail computer store, 1980), groundbreaking political mogul (organized and ran Jesse Jackson’s campaign for President 1984), gospel soloist, playwright (wrote and performs as Adam Clayton Powell, a one-man performance), stage performer, newspaper columnist (Omaha Star column Black Votes Matter), lecturer, and University of Nebraska Omaha Adjunct Professor (teaches black politics and political science), Mr. Love Jr. is the author of Economic Cataracts. He is also the originator and force behind the Black Votes Matter initiative.


Preston Love, Jr., brings the wisdom derived from his life experiences, his crusade, and community activism for economic inclusion to his work.  Preston, who is the president of the men in his church, Antioch COGIC, gives all honor to Jesus Christ.  Married to Martha, his spiritual leader, and his best supporter.

•    Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
•    Master’s Degree from Bellevue University, Omaha, Nebraska, in Professional Studies