John Prendergast (born March 21, 1963) is an American human rights activist, author, and former Director for African Affairs at theNational Security Council. He is the Founding Director of the Enough Project, a nonprofit human rights organization affiliated with theCenter for American Progress. Prendergast is a board member and serves as Strategic Advisor to Not On Our Watch Project. He is a member of the faculty and Advisory Board of the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI).