J Lamar Gray, known as “Doctor J,” is a dynamic Workplace Expert and Organizational Behavior Strategist, redefining the narrative of today’s and tomorrow’s workplace. Hailing from Compton, Doctor J is the insightful host of the “Strictly Business Show with Doctor J.” His influence extends beyond the airwaves as he facilitates learning and development courses for esteemed entities like Converse, MGM Resorts, Newegg.com, and the City of Berkeley. As an Adjunct Instructor at UCLA, Doctor J imparts his expertise in Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Mediation, Dispute Resolution, and Race and Diversity Harmony.
With a multifaceted background that includes a stint as a Sports Producer for CBS Radio and roles in independent filmmaking, Doctor J brings a wealth of experience to his endeavors. A published author in respected journals, including the Journal of Workplace Learning and The International Journal of Learning and Development, Doctor J holds degrees from the University of La Verne in Organizational Management Studies (B.S.) and Leadership and Management (M.S.). He furthered his education at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology, earning a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, focusing on “Overcoming the Threat of Racial Stereotyping in the Workplace.” Doctor J exemplifies a commitment to transformative leadership and inclusive workplace practices.