Jeremy McLymont serves as the 2016-2017 Director of Social Action for the National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, Jeremy will seek to address social injustice issues through various methods not limited to: bringing awareness to the prison industrial complex, organizing protests and marches and working with clemency projects.
Mr. McLymont is a native of Tampa, Florida. He graduated from the University of South Florida, where he earned a Bachelor’s in Criminology. While at the University of South Florida, Mr. McLymont served on the E-board of the Black Student Union. Mr. McLymont was also heavily involved in the Caribbean Cultural Exchange. Upon graduation, Mr. McLymont went directly into law school.
Mr. McLymont is currently a second year student at Florida International University College of Law, where he is the Social Justice Chair for his school’s BLSA chapter. Prior to joining NBLSA’s national board, Mr. McLymont served as National Convention Competitions Coordinator Specialist for NBLSA.
In addition to his organizational leadership, Mr. McLymont has interned for: Older & Lundy Law firm, Hillsborough County Public Defender, and Public Defender Services for Washington DC.
Mr. McLymont has his own T-shirt business where he sells shirts to bring awareness to the police brutality crisis in America. He has worked with various black organizations such as: NAACP, Nation of Islam, Black Lives Matter and the Dream Defenders. He is also a licensed barber.