Bachelor in Political Science, State University of New York, at Binghamton, 1992. Master of Science in Public Policy, Georgetown University, 1994. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, New York University, 1997.
Staff member Office of Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly. Law clerk for Honorary Harold Baer, Junior United States District Court (Southern District New York ), New York. Associate litigation Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 1999—2003.
Litigation counsel Columbia Broadcasting System Corporation, since 2003. Member District 57 New York State Assembly, Albany, New York, since 2006. Civil rights, civil liberties instructor Crown Heights Youth Collective.
Member 77th Precinct Community Council, New York, Freedom Democrats, Brooklyn. Member of Black Attorneys for Progress (president).
Married Kennisandra Jeffries. Children: Jeremiah, Joshua.