Jamaal Myers is a recovering lawyer who recently repatriated to Toronto after spending several years in New York City, where he studied law at New York University and worked as a corporate lawyer for two international law firms. Prior to living in New York, he completed a graduate degree at the London School of Economics.
In 2018, Jamaal took a sabbatical and dedicated himself to organizing community groups and coordinating political campaigns fighting for better transit in his beloved Scarborough. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Grace Foods Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of a Jamaican food and financial services conglomerate, TAIBU Community Health Center, a community-led health center serving Malvern and Black Canadians in the Greater Toronto Area and Innovation Inclusion, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for the success of underrepresented technology entrepreneurs. He also serves on the fundraising committee for Centenary Hospital in Scarborough.