Jaco Booyens is a native of South Africa and an American citizen. He is a diversified entrepreneur involved in multiple industries. Jaco served for ten years in the international Talent Agencies of Advantage Models & Talent and Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ. He placed numerous international acts such as Miley Cyrus, Chris Young, talent for The Voice, American Idol, America's Got Talent, and more. With over twenty-five years of experience in the industry, he founded After Eden Pictures, a film production company that produces feature films, documentaries, and television shows that transform culture through media by bringing to light God's character. Fighting trafficking is personal to Jaco, he experienced it firsthand with his sister being a victim, and now survivor. Jaco and his family turned abolitionists and now actively fight sex trafficking in the USA and internationally. He works with agencies such as the TSA, FBI, Police departments, CIA, ICE, Homeland Security SRT, foreign agencies, and over 170 NGOs in 56 countries. Jaco serves on multiple anti-trafficking boards and actively engages in support of these organizations.
He appears weekly on local, national, and international television as well as radio shows. You can hear Jaco on The Blaze – News And Why It Matters, FOX's Mark Levin (Life liberty & Levin), Fox Business Lou Dobbs, Fox, OAN, CBS, Steve Harvey, Real America's Voice, TruTV, Epoch TV, as well as news articles and Podcasts.
Jaco is actively involved in legislation reform, frequently supporting Senate and Congress with solutions to transform problematic areas related to sex trafficking and education for children. His efforts include awareness, training, rescue, and rehabilitation facilitation through his non-profit SHAREtogethernow and Jaco Booyens Ministries. With 20 years of experience, Jaco's voice is highly regarded in the anti-trafficking community worldwide - bringing awareness, influencing policy, and fighting this crime.