Who: Qadir Forbes ’11
College: Williams College, Class of 2015
Poly Claim to Fame Today: Alumni Association Board of Governors, Vice President
- Was student member of BOG in Upper School.
- Recipient of the Poly Prep School Service Award for the Class of 2011.
- Married his Prom date (his wife, Imani, is a graduate of Packer Collegiate Institute).
- Voted “Mostly Likely to Be on the Cover of Forbes Magazine” by his senior class.
- Favorite Sports Team: NY Giants
- Studied Classical Acting and Shakespeare at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and has performed in professional commercials.
- Three famous people Qadir would like to have dinner with: Jamie Dimon, Jay-Z, and Meryl Streep.
- Has worked at The Walt Disney Company and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
- His name, Qadir, means “capable” in the Arabic language.
|And lastly, why did you become involved with Poly and the BOG?|
“I became involved with Poly and the BOG because I care about the future success of our school and our community.”