US Ambassador to Jamaica Nick Perry was sworn in to office on Monday. US Vice President Kamala Harris, led the proceedings.

Nick Perry, US Ambassador to Jamaica. He was preceded by US Vice President Kamala Harris.

Nick Perry, a New York State Assembly member, was born in Jamaica and represents a predominantly Caribbean-American community in Brooklyn, including East Flatbush, Canarsie, and Brownsville. 

He will be the first US Ambassador to Jamaica born in Jamaica.

Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, says Perry is dedicated and hardworking and will make an outstanding ambassador.

Perry was born and raised in Jamaica and immigrated to the US in 1971. He served in the U.S. Army for two years of active duty and four years on reserve status.