Benjamin Todd Jealous (born January 18, 1973) is an American civic leader. He is the Democratic nominee for Governor of Maryland in the 2018 gubernatorial election, facing incumbent Larry Hogan. Jealous is also former president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
|President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People|
September 1, 2008 – November 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Dennis Courtland Hayes (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Lorraine C. Miller (Acting)|
Benjamin Todd Jealous
January 18, 1973
Pacific Grove, California, U.S.
(m. 2002; div. 2015)
|Education||Columbia University (BA)|
St Antony's College, Oxford (MSc)
Jealous was selected at age 35 as the youngest-ever national leader of the NAACP.
- Board. southernelectionsfund.org
- "Former President and CEO of NAACP to Join the Woodrow Wilson School as Visiting Professor and Lecturer". Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
- Roland, Martin. "35-Year-Old Chosen to Lead the NAACP". CNN. Archived from the original on March 26, 2009. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
- Alcindor, Yamiche. "Bernie Sanders Gets Backing From Former N.A.A.C.P Chief and a Nevada Union". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
- "Maryland Primary Election Results". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2018.