Family

Dr. Griffin is the father of 10 children and is married to the vivacious Mrs. Marilyn McDowell Griffin, a retired educator of 31 years.

Mrs. Marilyn M. Griffin, Spouse, Retired Educator, Meriwether County Schools

Diane Griffin, M.A./MPH, CEO of DG Speaks and Founder of the Mercedes Parra Foundation, Washington, DC

Winston October, Football Coach, William & Mary College, VA

Tamika Griffin, J.D., Raleigh, NC

Kwasi K. Griffin, US Army, New York, NY

Chacorra Nixon, Waffle House, Valdosta, GA

Din Griffin, Actor, New York, NY

Shandreaka Merriweather, Daughter, Augusta, GA

Earl J. Griffin, Jr., Poet and Writer, Pittsburg, PA

Oldest Grandchild, Diego Olivares, Writer & CEO of Spectrum Universe Comics
First-born, Daughter, Diane Griffin, M.A./MPH, CEO of DG Speaks and Founder of the Mercedes Parra Foundation, Washington, DC

Dr. Griffin is 1 of 13 children born to William Earl Griffin and Nettie Mae Rogers Griffin.

With my siblings Angela, Vicki, Cherie, Bobby-Jean, Dian, and Billy.
My extremely talented son, Din Griffin, is a triple threat, singer, dancer, and actor.
My daughter, Tamika Griffin Moses, J.D., is a Federal Prosecutor and her husband Joshua Moses is a Federal Contractor. They have two kids, Eva and Joshua, Jr.
My sister Dian Griffin JacksonDavis (to my R) is the Pastor of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ and the Author of The Phoenix – Rising from the Ashes.