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Khanay Y. Turner | Executive Director
Attorney Khanay Turner is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, and a proud graduate of two Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Prairie View A&M University and Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. Khanay has always been an activist and a social engineer for the betterment of all. Prior to joining BJLI Khanay had an extensive career within government and public relations. She has served as Chief of Staff for a Texas State Representative, and Executive Director for the Texas Legislative Black Caucus. Khanay has also worked the National Parks Service, Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Justice, and the US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas. Khanay’s commitment to service is also demonstrated by her active leadership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, NAACP, Urban League Young Professionals, and L. Clifford Davis Legal Association.