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Jaylon Herbin

Director of Federal Campaigns

Jaylon Herbin is the director of federal campaigns for the Center for Responsible Lending. He also focuses on outreach development and student loan debt. Prior to joining CRL, Jaylon served as the district liaison for Congresswoman Alma Adams, North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District, where he was responsible for stakeholder engagement and policy review through constituent services. Throughout his professional career, Jaylon has cultivated his skills in relationship building, organizing, and advocating.

Jaylon graduated with a B.A degree in political science from Winston-Salem State University. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in public policy from the Helms School of Government at Liberty University. In his spare time, Jaylon enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, coaching basketball, and playing golf.


February 25, 2022 | By Jaylon Herbin | Blavity
Read an op-ed by CRL's Jaylon Herbin on the $1.7 trillion student debt crisis that is further widening our country’s racial wealth gap
December 23, 2021 | By Jacob Fischler | The Pulse
Jaylon Herbin, outreach associate at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), praised this week’s decision by the Biden Administration. “We commend the President for safeguarding student loan...
December 22, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Administration announced today that it will extend the federal student loan payment pause until May 1st, 2022. In response, Jaylon Herbin, outreach associate at the...
November 9, 2021
New research and documentary film illuminate heavy debt burdens and financial struggles of Black graduates of HBCUs WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 9, 2021) — More than 87% of Black students who attend...