Jonathan Feinstein
Director of Community Engagement

Jonathan Feinstein

Current Neighborhood/Town?

The Village/Lovers Lane (Dallas)

Lived Here Since:



Chapel Hill, NC

Other Places I’ve Lived:

Middletown, CT and Henderson, NC


Wesleyan University, B.A. in American Studies

Local Networks I Participate In:

Leadership DISD, Dallas Kids First, Dallas Engaged Professionals, Mayors Star Council

I Chose Dallas Because…

It offered me an opportunity to make a difference in a way I never imagined.

Dallas’ Best-Kept Secret:

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Favorite Way to Expand My Thinking:

Volunteering and exploring places, neighborhoods and schools I’ve never been to before.

Favorite Local Restaurant:

Asian Mint (amazing Thai food)

Favorite Local Event of the Year:

bigBANG! (day-long local social innovation conference)

Favorite Recreational Activity:

Running the Katy Trail (following the path of the old Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, which was known as MKT or the Katy)