Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu
Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu was educated at Morgan State, Towson, Illinois
State and Union Graduate School. He has been a guest speaker at
practically every college in America and has been a Consultant
to most urban school districts, and continues to remain in high
His delivery is powerful, informative, relevant, and practical.
In order to provide valid support, his message contains statistics
and trends. Dr. Kunjufu encourages audience interaction, which
is typically very well received. His audience leaves with a host
of valuable information that translates into empowerment and hope.
He has preached in hundreds of churches and taught seminary for
eight years to doctoral students at United Theological Seminary.
He has authored 22 books including national best sellers, Countering
the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys; Black Students: Middle Class
Teachers; Satan, I’m Taking Back My Health; and State of
Emergency: We Must Save African American Males; and his latest
book, Solutions for Black America. Dr. Kunjufu takes great pride
in his africentric-multicultural curriculum, entitled, SETCLAE,
which is currently being used in hundreds of schools nationwide.
He is a book publisher and Executive Director of a tutorial, mentoring,
counseling, and rites of passage Center. He has been a guest on
Oprah Winfrey, and BET. His work has been featured in Ebony and
Essence magazines. Kunjufu, which means dependable and cheerful
in Swahili, is a husband, father, and grandfather. He’s
also a vegetarian and an avid tennis player and has not missed
a day’s work in over 30 years.
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