Dr. Jerry Huson is the Founder and Executve Director of 7 Day Hero. Traveling in over 40 countries and seeing how great the needs are in other countries, Jerry started doing humanitarian work helping people who could not help themselves. From Russia to Papua New Guinea,
to Peru and Haiti, Jerry has been witness to changing people's lives by helping them meet their basic human needs.
Jerry received his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Biola University. Through his education, Jerry studied different cultures, world religions and intercultural education. He is well prepared to make a difference around the world.
Dr. Huson is a former college president, missions pastor and university head baseball coach.
Jerry saw the needs around the world and how meeting those needs changed his own life. As a result, Jerry started taking people with him meeting those basic human needs during earthquakes and famines. Those who traveled with Jerry saw the world differently when they returned.
7 Day Hero has traveled to Mexico, Haiti, Ethiopia and Vietnam. In January 2015, 7 Day Hero will have provided over 1,000 rural Vietnamese people with the gift of sight. Working with victims of leprosy, orphans, and providing medical clinics, 7 Day Hero has quite a history in four short years. 13 trips to Vietnam, 4 to Haiti, 2 to Ethiopia, 1 to Jordan and the West Bank in the Middle East and 4 trips to Mexico.
The future looks great. 7 Day Hero has relationships and partners in all countries that make this humanitarian group effective and sustainable.