Alfonso Ribeiro is an actor, TV director, dancer, and show host. He was born in New York to Trinidadian parents. His maternal grandfather is the Trinidadian Calypsonian the Roaring Lion, Rafael de Leon.
Singer and song-writer Gerald Maxwell Rivera is better known by his stage name, Maxwell. Maxwell has been credited with being one of the originators of the neo-soul genre that emerged in the late 1990s.
Dr. Karen Nelson is a Jamaican-born American Microbiologist, who is the current president of the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI).She was educated at the University of the West Indies and earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University.