Jamal Simmons

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Jamal Nkosi Simmons
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Born (1971-07-20) July 20, 1971 (age 45)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Education B.A. Morehouse College, M.P.P. Harvard University
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) CNN
Website jamalsimmons.com

Jamal Simmons is a political analyst and television commentator seen on MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News and CNN.[1] Simmons graduated from Detroit's Cass Technical High School, with a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College and a master's degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.[2]


Simmons served as chief of staff to U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick and as a political aide to U.S. Trade Representative and Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor.[3] Simmons was press secretary to Senator Bob Graham's and General Wesley K. Clark's presidential campaigns, and has worked in various capacities for President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.[4] He married Jewel James in 2016.[5]


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