Dr. Leonard Jeffries 

Dr. Leonard Jefferies

Political Scientist

Historian

Educator

Pan-Africanist*

Dr. Jeffries was born and raised in Newark, NJ where as a young man, he first developed his leadership skills and Pan-African consciousness. After receiving an excellent formal and informal education at outstanding universities, in America and Europe, he has become a leading voice in the African-centered education movement. He is regarded as a foremost authority on Africa, having traveled to the continent, Latin America and the Caribbean more than 100 times on various missions and projects. He speaks fluent French and has taken courses in Portuguese and Russian.

Dr. Leonard Jeffries