In The Know Honors: Jeremiah Josey

Gibson Johns
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Jeremiah Josey
Jeremiah Josey

Pastry chef, author and autism activist
Age: 21
Hometown: Washington, D.C.

At just 21 years old, Jeremiah Josey has already made an incredible impact on both the cooking world and the autism community. Josey, who co-wrote a book with his mother, Simone Greggs, about autism called Here鈥檚 What I Want You to Know, has used his platform to raise awareness about autism while collaborating with top chefs like Christina Tosi, Marcus Samuelson, Duff Goldman and Kwame Onwuachi. He鈥檚 been named an Honorary Scholar by US Foods, was awarded the National Black Chef鈥檚 Association 2019 Chef鈥檚 award and was included in Autism on The Mighty community鈥檚 list of the top 14 autism influencers. Jeremiah鈥檚 next book with his mother will center on Black identity and Black Lives Matter, and he is currently completing his second semester at the Culinary Institute of America.

Instagram: @jercookingadventure
YouTube: Jeremiah鈥檚 Cooking Adventure
Website: jeremiahscookingadventure.com

In honor of Black History Month, In The Know is highlighting changemakers making an impact on the world through cultural advancement, community leadership, and entrepreneurial innovation. See all of the honorees here.

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