Andre Harriott is a First Generation Canadian. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica and immigrated to Canada when he was four years old. His educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from York University and a Master of Teaching degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. His interests include critical social justice and anti-racist education. Currently, he is an Intermediate/Senior teacher with the Toronto District School Board where he teaches in the history and social science departments.