List of Jamaican Americans

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This is a list of notable Jamaican Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.





Patrick Ewing
Mike Tyson


  • Vincent R. Stewart - first African American, first Jamaican American and first Marine to hold the position of Director of the DIA
  • Colin Luther Powell is a Jamaican American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army.


Kamala Harris
Colin Powell

See also[edit]


  1. ^ BBC – Cult – I Love Jamaica – Superstars
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Archived 2006-10-18 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Corbin Bleu Archived 2006-11-28 at the Wayback Machine – "I'm a spicy blend of Jamaican (my dad) and Italian (my mom)."
  4. ^ Jamaican Hall Of Fame: Actress, Sheryl Lee Ralph (Jamaica)
  5. ^
  6. ^ Afrika Bambaataa: "djhistory Interview" Archived 2010-11-22 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ BBC – Cult – I Love Jamaica – Superstars
  8. ^ Jamaican Ancestry
  9. ^ "'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised' Author Dies". The Gleaner. Gleaner Company. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  10. ^ BBC – Cult – I Love Jamaica – Superstars
  11. ^ Williams, Lena (1985-01-30). "Man in the News; Milestone for New Mt. Vernon Mayor". New York Times. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  12. ^ Spillane, Matt (2017-02-27). "Service set for former Mount Vernon mayor Ronald Blackwood". The Journal News. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  13. ^ – Belafonte Slams Powell – Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment