Dr. Boyce Watkins

American author & Political Analyst

Boyce D. Watkins is an American author, political analyst, social influencer, and former academic. He is known for his advocacy in education, economic empowerment, and social justice. Watkins has published scholarly articles on finance and investing and has made regular appearances in various national media outlets, including CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, Fox News, BET, NPR, Essence, USA Today, ESPN, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, and CBS Sports. He was also a frequent guest on The Wendy Williams Experience radio program and continues to contribute to the Grio.

Watkins was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a teenage mother. His father left shortly after his birth and only spoke to his son three times. When Boyce was three years old, his mother, Robin Couch, married Larry Watkins, a young Vietnam veteran from Louisville. Despite early struggles, the family worked hard for economic advancement.

Watkins has authored several financial advice books, including “Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with Your Partner in Ways that Feel Good,” “Black American Money,” “The Parental 411: What Every Parent Should Know about Their Child in College,” and “Quick and Dirty Secrets of College Success: A Professor Tells It All.” His work has also been featured in publications such as the Journal of Small Business Management and the Journal of Economics and Business.