Jose Osuna is the Principal Consultant for Osuna Consulting. Jose is also Co-Founder of Restore I.N.K. Prior to founding Osuna Consulting, Osuna was the Director of External Affairs at Homeboy Industries, a position he held as part of the executive management team with the organization.
Jose Osuna first arrived at Homeboy Industries as a trainee enrolled in the eighteen-month program the organization offers. Prior to this, Osuna served thirteen years in prison, and had been involved in gangs since the age of ten. In 2007, Osuna’s son Moises was killed as a result of gun violence – he was seventeen years old. Jose uses this experience, among many others, as the strongest motivating factors in his work at Osuna Consulting. By combining both his personal and professional experience, Osuna is able to bring a unique perspective and a fresh approach to his work.
Jose Osuna is uniquely qualified to provide consultation services in a diverse set of areas, such as: government relations, gang rehabilitation, community based re-entry solutions, working with foundations and community leaders to attain funding, community organizing, and social justice advocacy efforts.
Jose was most recently a member of L.A. County’s Probation Reform and Implementation Team, as well as a current member of the L.A. County Public Safety Realignment Team, appointed by L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn for both bodies. He is also a current member of the Long Beach Post Community Editorial Board and the Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Multicultural Advisory Commission.
Jose Osuna is a proud father to his surviving children and grandfather to his three grandchildren, Nayeli, Adrien, and Abel.