Janaya Khan is the Black Lives Matter Toronto and Ambassador for the Black Lives Matter Network. Khan identifies as Black, Gender-nonconforming, social-justice educator, boxer, and Queer. khans writing has been featured in The Root, The Feminist Wire, Huffington, Al Jazeera, and Post Black Voices. In 2016, Khan is named by Toronto Life as “Toronto’s Most Influential”. Khan is also a public Speaker at Keppler Speakers. Also, Khan is Living Beyond Gender Binaries and has around 271K followers on the Instagram account.
Khan is also an organizer, storyteller, and movement strategist. Khan believes that Public speaking is a way to connect people with hope and ideas create commitments to the movement. Khan also serves as a Campaign Director with Color Of Change which is one of the leading US racial justice organizations. Khan is graduated from The York University with Bachelors’s Degree.
Khan is married to Patrisse Khan-Cullors in 2016 after meeting in June 2015. Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an American Activist, Artist, and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Khan’s spouse is currently in media headlines after she purchased a 1.4 Million dollar home in Los Angeles County’s Topanga Canyon. It is still unclear that Khan-Cullors how she has acquired the fund to purchase such a lavish house. Her new property is an acre and also has multiple buildings in it which include one house has three bedrooms, a bathroom, and a separate guest house.
Khan-Cullors created a #BlackLivesMatter hashtag in 2013 after the 17 years old Black teenager Trayvon Martin in the 2012 shooting. the Black Lives Matter has been reached incredibly high and now it has grown massively after George Floyd who was killed by Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis policeman. The donation has been poured for the movement but the critics say that BLM Global Network Foundation has been walked away from being the Black radical organizing hub. The BLM team faced immense pressure due to a lack of transparency to reveal the amount the organization being raised. The team finally revealed to the Associated Press about the amount being raised to $900 million.
She is been blamed for benefiting the movement by raising the financial gain using black life and the question of purchasing the new house. Some the user tweeted stating “Patrisse Khan-Cullors a co-founder of BLM has just bought a $1.4 million property in Topanga Canyon an expensive area near Los Angeles. It’s a white area that is less than 2% black. She’s an avowed Marist who wants the abolition of capitalism. #PatrisseKhan-Cullors, set up for life”
In the interview, Patrisse Khan-Cullors said “One of our biggest goals this year is taking the dollars we were able to raise in 2020 and building out the institution we’ve been trying to build for the last seven and a half years,”.
How old is Janaya Khan? Khan was born on Nov 23, 1987, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, now khan’s age is 34 years as of 2021. Khan’s mother is Jamaican and British and Khan’s father is Trinidadian, they both immigrated to Canada
The Net Worth of Janaya Khan is between $200K to $250K as of 2021.
Full Name: Janaya Khan
DOB: Nov 23 1987
Born: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Famous for: Ambassador for the Black Lives Matter Network.
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Collage: The York University
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts
(Image Source: Janaya Khan Instagram)