Juma Crawford

Executive Director, Lewis Family Foundation

Juma Crawford, grew up in the bay area of California, and moved to Massachusetts to attend Amherst College, and continued his education at Harvard University where he obtained a Master’s degree in education and a law degree from Boston College.  Juma was a founding teacher of Codman Academy Charter School and served as principal of Community Charter School of Cambridge, Head of School at CollegeBound Dorchester and Executive Director of Friends of the Children. His primary mission as Executive Director is to increase the college graduation rate of high school students throughout Boston’s spine (Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan). Through his passion for education and seeing students succeed, Juma encourages students to continue to persevere until they reach their goals.