Birth Name: Jeffrey Wright
Birth Place: United States
Born on Dec. 7, 1966 in Washington, D.C., Jeffrey Wright was raised by his mother, a customs lawyer, after his father died from unknown circumstances when he was a year old. When he was a kid, Wright was obsessed with sports, especially football, which he played in the Metropolitan Police Boys Club while attending Naylor Road School. When he was around nine, he received a so-called risk scholarship to attend St. Albans School, a private college preparatory school for boys, where he dealt with the pressures of being in a school filled with the children of the moneyed elite, while excelling at both sports and his studies. After graduating in 1983, he matriculated at Amherst College as a politi...
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