Jerry Craft is the New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal winning author of the graphic novel, New Kid. His second graphic novel, Class Act, was published on in October of 2020. Craft is also the creator of Mama’s Boyz, an award-winning comic strip which won the African American Literary Award five times. He is a cofounder of the Schomburg Center’s Annual Black Comic Book Festival. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts (New York City).
Jerry Craft是圖像小說《New Kid》的作者; 該部小說是紐約時報暢銷書，並 贏得紐伯瑞獎。他的第二部圖像小說《Class Act》於2020年10月6日出版。他亦是連環漫畫《Mama’s Boyz》的作者，漫畫曾先後五次取得African American Literary Award。另外，他是Schomburg Center’s Annual Black Comic Book Festival的共同創辦人。他在紐約視覺藝術學院取得藝術學士。