Bro. Khafra Kambon, formerly David Darbeau, attended Trinity College from 1958 to 1965. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and History from the University of the West Indies.
He is the Managing Director of his own company, Kaf-Sha-Ra Services and has provided consultancy in many areas of business and community development to Governmental and Multilateral Agencies, Private Sector Firms and NGOs throughout the Caribbean
He is the author of numerous published articles, booklets and the book ‘For Bread Justice and Freedom: a Political Biography of George Weekes, which was highly acclaimed by the late Dr. Tony Martin, the biographer of Marcus Garvey.
In 1969 he co-founded the National Joint Action Committee which led the Black Power movement of 1970 that caused positive social and economic changes in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider English speaking Caribbean. He was arrested several times between 1969 and 1972 for his political activism; he was charged but never convicted.
Khafra has been a member of many organizations that fought for the recognition and promotion of African culture. These included the Freedom and Emancipation Day Committee, the Traditional African National Association and the Emancipation Support Committee of which he is currently Chairman.
Khafra has spoken on Pan Africanism at numerous international conferences and has received many awards, including the UWI Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Trinity College Alumni Association recognises Khafra Kambon for his contribution to the socio-economic and cultural empowerment of African People around the world.