Deputy Chief of Mission Jeremiah A. Knight

Jeremiah’s first tour of duty in the United States Foreign Service was as a consular officer in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and later in Santiago, Chile. In Islamabad, Pakistan, he served as the Deputy Information Officer.  While serving in DC, Jeremiah held various positions including: Special Assistant in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and Strategic Planning Office of the Under Secretary of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.  He later went serve as Information Officer in the U.S. mission in Dominican Republic Embassy’s Press Attaché. He went on to then serve as Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan.  Prior to his current position as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Majuro, Marshall Islands, Jeremiah held the position of Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston.  Jeremiah graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and also studied at the University of Westminster in London, England.  In the fall of 2001, he began his graduate studies at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy/International Affairs where he received his master’s degree. Upon Jeremiah’s return to the U.S. he received the Thomas J. Pickering Foreign Affairs and DACOR-Bacon International Affairs Fellowships. Jeremiah is a columnist for the Manjar Magazine (a magazine dedicated to culinary arts) and is currently putting the final touches on a book regarding his global culinary adventures.