Jer'Mykeal McCoy

Jer'Mykeal McCoy

Richmond (VA) City Council, District 5, VA

Jer’Mykeal dedicates his time to advocating for and empowering residents of the 5th District and the greater Richmond community. He is passionate about bringing more people into the political process and showing them the power of their vote. Currently, Jer’Mykeal is a Business Development Manager at a sports equipment manufacturer and a Capstone Adviser at Georgetown University. He wants to use his policy and business experience to enhance the lives of his fellow Richmonders. Jer’Mykeal is running for Richmond City Council because he believes in using the position to fight for everyday people. On Council, he will invest in the Richmond’s students, teachers, small businesses, and neighborhoods. He will champion police reform and more health resources during this COVID-19 pandemic

Additionally, Jer’Mykeal is the Immediate Past President for the Urban League Greater Richmond Young Professionals. Under his leadership the organization donated $10,000 in scholarships to Richmond Public School students. He also serves on the Advisory Council for Richmond 300, the Board for Venture Forum RVA, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Richmond City Democratic Committee, Richmond Crusade for Voters, and The Life Church RVA. He holds a B.A. with honors from Tennessee State University, an HBCU, and a Masters of Professional Studies from Georgetown University. He is a 2020 TSU Alumni 40U40 honoree and has been featured in various publications, including the Washington Post, Richmond Free Press, Roland Martin Unfiltered, NBC12, and ABC8.