Initial PGF Award: Dance Fellowship, 2016
Jeffery began dancing at age three. He began his formal dance training at the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts (CCCEPA); Talent Unlimited High School; and the Juilliard School where he received his BFA in Dance. Additional summer training includes The School of American Ballet, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, Springboard Danse Montreal, Ballet Academy East, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. He has performed with the Juilliard Dance Ensemble at Lincoln Center and the Chicago Dancing Festival, and as a guest artist with The Dance Theatre of Harlem. Duffy is also the recipient of an Alan D. Marks Entrepreneurship Grant, and winner of the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Arts Entrepreneurship Prize. He joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in August 2015.