WBUR Staff & Contributors

Imari K. Paris Jeffries

Cognoscenti contributor

Imari K. Paris Jeffries is the executive director of King Boston. A military veteran, he has served in executive roles at several Boston non-profits. Imari serves as a trustee of the UMass system, as well as on the boards of USES and Governor Baker’s Black Advisory Commission. He is pursuing his Ph.D. through UMass Boston’s higher education program.