- Board Member
- Board of Directors
Gerald is a native of Little Rock, AR. He is an educator, social justice activist, and culture curator. He moved to the area in 2016 and has definitely found a home in The Bull City. From assisting with local political campaigns to working with such entities as The Bulls of Durham, Village of Wisdom and Hayti Heritage Center/St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation, Inc.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in African & African American Studies, Emphasis: Social & Behavioral, and a Master of Science in Leadership & Policy Studies in Higher Education from the University of Memphis. He has a background and varied experience in the areas of African Diaspora centered education, community leadership development, and volunteer engagement.
He is currently the Senior Director of Campus & Student Engagement for Duke Alumni Affairs. He is also the Co-Creator of Tall Grass Food Box, a Durham and Raleigh Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) platform to support and encourage the sustainability of Black farmers, by increasing their visibility and securing space for them in the local marketplace.
He loves spending time with his wife as they spend all their money at bookstores and watching Nollywood films on the couch with their 9lb “Chug” (Chihuahua & Pug mixed breed).