Jamal Adams is a young Guyanese author, who lives in New York and worked as a shoe shiner at JFK airport in New York.
His story is one of inspiration and hope. Adams has written and published three novels to date and is on his way to publishing a fourth, a major achievement for a young man coming from humble beginnings.
Watch as Jamal shares his story in the video below
Adams’ story is an encouragement for all Caribbean youths to follow their dreams. He urges Caribbean youths to stay focus as hard work and determination will pay off.