Kamal Imani is a Special Education Teacher for "At Risk" and "Emotionally Disturbed" urban and suburban youth. He is also a basketball coach, motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Spoken Word Performance Poet, Intelligent Rapper, marketing consultant, Entrepreneur and loves being a father and husband for over 25 years. Kamal has produced a film called "Up in the Attic" which is a coming of age story. You can find the movie on YouTube and the old school hip hop soundtrack on Itunes and other online music stores.
His new book "I Wasn't Supposed to Be Here" provides wisdom and lessons on how he made it through diversity to a level of prosperity where he can reach back and help others.
Born in Harlem New York and raised partially in the Bronx New York by a struggling single mother, Kamal was almost naturally entangled in a world where it seemed that everything was against him. His world was a dangerous one. Even when his grandmother tried to save him and his family by bringing them out to Teaneck New Jersey, it wasn't enough, He shows how to succeed if you didn't get the memo.