Chavannes Jeune is an influential Haitian Christian leader, pastor and evangelist, and an unsuccessful candidate for President of Haiti in 2005.
Born in Haiti on December 29, 1953, Pastor Chavannes grew up in an evangelistic household; his father was a pioneer of the Mission Evangelique Baptiste du Sud d'Haiti (MEBSH). During a Vacation Bible School at age seven Chavannes made his own personal commitment to Christ, followed by baptism at fourteen. Although Chavannes graduated with a degree as a civil engineer, he knew his real mission in life lay not in building an earthly city, but in furthering a Heavenly Kingdom. He announced his candidacy for President in his home town of Les Cayes on Wednesday, August 10, 2005. He is one of the advisor of Haiti's President Joseph Michel Martelly.