The best way to get to know Jeremy is to watch his viral life story below. With over 2.5 million views, 40,000 shares and counting, Jeremy has also presented his story live to over 100,000 people in audiences all across America. 

Official Bio

Named the “Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post, Forbes and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is an award-winning photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose mission in life is to "explore the intersection of creativity and empathy." Jeremy has published four books and is a sought-after speaker, having presented at TEDx, the United Nations and creative conferences across the country. His latest endeavor is The Purpose Hotel, a planned global for-profit hotel chain designed to fuel the work of not-for-profit organizations. He’s the founder of a global photography movement, Help-Portrait, a mobile social networking app called OKDOTHIS, and an online teaching platform, See University. He lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife and four children, two of whom they recently adopted from Haiti.


• AdWeek
10 Visual Artists Who Are Changing the Way We See Advertising, and the World
Advertising might not be art, but it's certainly artful. And it relies on the most skilled fine artists to keep its craft at the highest level. For Adweek's Creative 100, we've chosen 10 visual artists working outside the agency world who have an enormous impact on marketing today. Whether building their own brands or contributing to campaigns, these visual masters help create unforgettable work in a host of mediums, from photography to virtual reality to machine building. 

• Emmy Award Nominee
Emmy Nominee for Best Commercial Campaign (St. Thomas Health "Nothing Shall Be Impossible") - 2015

• Huffington Post
The Most Influential Photographer on the Internet
"In an effort to understand what's next for social photography, WiFi SD card and cloud service company Eyefi recently asked me to identify today's most impactful online photography experts. After extensive research and a weighted average formula I have developed using data from Little Bird, Google, Twtrland, Klout, and other sources, the following 30 photographers have the most social engagement on the web."

• WPPI Photo Awards, Las Vegas
2012 Monte Zucker "Humanitarian of the Year" Award
The award was created to focus on a professional photographer who is involved in the community and works with charities. Jeremy was selected for his work with Help-Portrait and his humanitarian efforts in Haiti, Rwanda and other projects. This recognition was created by photography industry icon Monte Zucker. Zucker, legendary in the industry as an educator, mentor, author and philanthropist, passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2007.

• The Framed Network
The Big [F] Award - January, 2013
"For multiple reasons, we were more than thrilled to honor Mr. Cowart as this year’s winner of the The Big [F] Award. This award is to honor those who influence the industry to do good and are rounded and influential in many areas. And according to the votes, there is no one that deserves this more."

• Gospel Music Association:
Dove Award for "Recorded Music Packaging" - Jeremy Camp (Photography)