Sara Griffiths was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. After relocating to the United States for high school she went on to graduate magna cum laude from Miami-Dade College and thereafter transferred to American University and completed her education at the School of International Service. While there she earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with concentrations in Identity, Race, Gender and Culture and Peace, Global Security and Conflict Resolution with a regional focus in Latin America and the Caribbean.

She interned at the 39th regional Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of State Conference, the Embassy of Jamaica at Mexico and the Jamaican Court of Appeal. She has particular interests in international human rights and public international law and intersectional and critical race theory. She speaks fluent English, Patois—the Jamaican Creole dialect, and is proficient in Spanish.