Reverend Jacques DeGraff Biography
Reverend Jacques DeGraff is an accomplished American journalist currently working at FNC as a contributor and also currently serves on the pastoral staff at Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem. He joined the news team in 2010.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Age
How old is Jacques DeGraff? He is around 60 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Education
Reverend De Graff enrolled and graduated from Hunter College, and studied at the NYU School of Real Estate, New York Theological Seminary, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 80kgs
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Family
Jacques DeGraff’s mother is a nurse by profession, he talked about how Black communities are overcoming distrust of the medical community during an interview with Rabbi Julie Schonfeld on January 26, 2021. He said; ‘Being the child of a nurse, I know what it’s like when people do a double shift, or when somebody at home doesn’t have their mother at Christmas dinner.’, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Wife
Jacques DeGraff likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Children
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Career
Reverend DeGraff has been outspoken most of his time, advocating for economic and social justice for people of color. His journey to activism was set when as a high school student attending a gifted program at Morehouse College, he had a chance to meet with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King.
In addition, Reverend DeGraff is currently an active member of the one Hundred Black Men of New York, past Vice President, and a member of the founding chapter of the international organization. In New York One Hundred Black Men are a philanthropic organization dedicated to educating and empowering African-American youth. Furthermore, Reverend DeGraff and his 100 Black Men established the Eagle Academy Schools for young boys throughout New York City.
Reverend DeGraff has held the position of National Action Network as chief of protocol, traveling to Sudan alongside Reverend Al Sharpton to spotlight abuses against Christians, and to Cuba to meet with Premier Fidel Castro to discuss the U.S. embargo. He currently works as the founder chair of the school Construction Diversity Council which sets the standard across New York State for minority- and women-owned business participation.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff FNC
He was honored by the City of New York as its MWBE Advocate of the Year. On behalf of the Minority Business Leadership Council which created unprecedented contractual and job opportunities for minorities and women, he has worked as lead negotiator for the breakthrough Collective Bargaining Agreement (PLA) with New York City and the Building Construction Trades Council.
He was featured on the CBS Evening News for speaking at the United Nations at its Commission on Violence against Women and coordinated a clergy prayer vigil at the United Nations to protest the bloodshed in Darfur, for which he was featured the CBS Evening News. In addition, he championed accuracy in media ratings to include communities of color and was named by the Nielsen Media African American Advisory Board.
Pope Benedict invited him to attend the Ecumenical Prayer Service during his last Papal visit along with Christian and Orthodox leaders from across the country. Most recently, Reverend DeGraff was honored with Jr. Award for Lifetime contributions in the struggle for social justice from the State of Israel, Martin Luther King.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff Salary|Net Worth
Jacques DeGraff has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Reverend Jacques DeGraff’s Social Media Platforms
Jacques DeGraff is very active on social media platforms and has over 96 followers on Twitter, 227 followers on Instagram, and over 94 followers on Facebook.