Grand Masters Bio
GRAND MASTER JEFFREY BOYKIN L. BOYKIN SR. BIOGRAPHY
Jeffrey L. Boykin, Sr. Grand Master of the State of Kansas and its Jurisdiction was born in Kansas City, Kansas where he attended Hawthorne Elementary School, Northwest Junior High School and Wyandotte High School. After high school, Grand Master Boykin went on to attend Cloud County Community College where he studied Business Administration and Kansas City, Kansas Community College where he studied Fire Science.
Grand Master Boykin Sr. is a member of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church where he serves on the Board of Trustee, Usher Board, and Male Chorus. Grand Master Boykin Sr. is married (2015) to Mrs. LaShasta Boykin where together they have five kids and seventeen grandchildren.
Grand Master was raised to the degree of a Master Mason in 2002 as a member of Widow’s Sons Lodge No. 17, Kansas City, Kansas where he served as its Worshipful Master in 2008. He is also a member of Orient Consistory No. 19, where he served as Commander in Chief in 2015, Worthy Patron of Electa Chapter No. 2 Order of the Eastern Star in 2017. He served in the York Rite body and served as Eminent Grand Prelate Commandery of Knights Templar in 2019 and Most Excellent High Priest Grand Chapter Holy Royal Arch Masons in 2022. He served as District Deputy Grand Master, Second Masonic District 2009-2012, Potentate Koran Temple #33 A.E.A.O.N.M.S. in 2014. Additionally served as Chairman of Audit Committee Midwest Shrine in 2015 and Quint State Grand Masters Ball Bylaw’s Committee Member. Grand Master Boykin received the 2009 Worshipful Master of the Year and the 2012 District Deputy Grand Master of the Year. Grand Master Boykin served several other appointed position within Masonry.
Grand Master Boykin is employed with Kansas City, Kansas Public School system in the Maintenance Department and have been for the past twenty-six years. He is a member of the Kansas City, Kansas NAACP chapter, Northeast Optimist Club, twenty four years Kansas High School Activities Association – Football and Basketball Certified Official (Retired), three years Semi-Certified and Semi-Pro Basketball Officiating (Retired)
Grand Master Boykin is excited and honored with the opportunity to serve the craft and is available for consultations with subordinate lodges anytime. May we forever aspire to become better men and help out in our communities.
MAY THE WORK I’VE DONE SPEAK FOR ME