Chris Minor

Meet Gwinnett County’s first African American parks chief

Meet Gwinnett County’s first African American parks chief

When a young Chris Minor played football at Cemetery Field, he did not know he would one day oversee the organization that operates that very park. Minor is the first African-American director of the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Division. “I’m honored to be able to hold this position. The historical context of it is not lost on me, but it’s not something I dwell on,” said Minor. “I want to be a good parks and recreation director, regardless of the color of my skin. I am here to serve all people.” He said his new role and life have…
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