From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Watkins, Jerry

(born: 1950) 

Jerry Watkins was born in Hopkinsville, KY. His family moved to Central Islip, New York, in 1965. He graduated from Ottawa University in 1975 with degrees in biology and education. In 1995 he was one of the 24 educators chosen to study DNA and molecular genetics; he now works with the schools to develop DNA science curricula. For more see African Americans of Western Long Island, by J. Domatob.

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“Watkins, Jerry,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 16, 2024,

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