New York City, New York
Jemal Graham taught middle school prior to teaching ninth-grade. He is a graduate of Columbia University with a dual degree in economics and political science and earned a master’s degree in teaching from Pace University. In 2008, he was selected as a master teacher with Math for America, a national organization dedicated to improving mathematics education;
In 2010, he served as a Teaching Ambassadors Fellow with the U.S. Education Department and; In 2012, Jemal attained National Board Certification as a secondary mathematics teacher.