Get to know Imani Jaafar

 Q. How would you describe your leadership style?
A. I like to lead by education and example. I believe that giving those who work with you the tools to succeed and modeling what you hope to achieve yields wonderful results.

Q. What interested you the most about working for the City?
A. I started my career in the public sector and I wanted a position where I could truly serve the community and make it a better place. I also love Minneapolis and am proud to be working for the City.

Q. What’s your favorite place for lunch in Minneapolis?
A. Sawatdee.

Q. What music are you listening to lately?
A. I love listening to anything on The Current.

Q. Do you have any favorite quotes?
A. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.” 
— Eleanor Roosevelt

Q. What’s your favorite movie?
A. It’s hard to choose a favorite but I love movies with a sense of wonder and excitement. Some of my favorites are Jurassic Park and the Harry Potter films.

Published Nov 3, 2015



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