Youth Leadership Summit
Writer, Director, Activist, and Actor
We are thrilled to welcome this year's Keynote Speaker, Griffin Matthews.
Writer, director, activist, and actor Griffin Matthews has emerged as one of the most sought after multi-hyphenate talents today. Coming off of a breakout year in 2019, Matthews has proven that he is an undeniable force, captivating audiences through his scene-stealing performances. Best known for portraying fan favorite D’Unte in season three of Netflix’s hit series “Dear White People,” Matthews performance earned him instant critical acclaim, with the A.V. Club noting, “Griffin Matthews rightfully stakes his claim on every scene he occupies.” Read full bio.
Sherri-Ann Simmons Terry
Program Director Queensborough Community College
CUNY Explorers Campus Coordinator
Medgar Evers College
Cafe Rue Dix and Marche Rue Dix
Legal & Operations Strategy
JP Morgan Chase
FIT/With Love From Coco
Associate Director, Publicity & Marketing
Allblk.tv (AMC Networks)
Campus Field Coordinator
The City College of New York
Mark Cunningham, Inc.
Program Director, CUNY Explorers
New York City College of Technology
Stapling Success LLC
Authentic Talent & Literary Management