Jared is a survivor of Complex PTSD, film & theater director, storytelling & performance coach & artist, software engineer, entrepreneur, & founder of Pineapple AF, living in the big pineapple, NYC.
A champion of mental health, in all its adversity, diversity, & beauty, Jared's core passion is healthy human relationships.
His ambition is to build mental health-positive community for connection, creative expression, and mutual support in our healing journeys.
Timmy is a Product Designer with an innate love for helping others and trying to better understand who we are as humans.
She’s a believer in self-awareness and self-love as the starting point to creating better relationships with yourself, your friends, family, partners and all the humans in between.
New favorite quote: "In a world full of apples. Be a pineapple!" (No offense to apples.)
Lydia is a designer and full-time student at Parsons School of Design. She is majoring in Communications Design which focuses on both graphic and web design.
She believes that art can be a great way to express oneself and act as a visual journal for the brain. And she's an advocate of creating space in which others can be open, honest, and vulnerable.
Piney is our support pineapple. She pines for your happiness, responding to help requests & always showing up with a smile.
Pineapple AF is all about creating mental health positive community to support each other on our mental health journeys.
Want to play a bigger, more active role in supporting our community? We'd love for you to volunteer for one of our events!