Randy Grice is a life-long resident of North Miami. While attending William H. Turner Technical Arts Senior High School, he was a member of the Public Service Academy before graduating in 2005. A life of service was impressed upon him through the guidance of his mother, an educator for more than 35 years in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Mr. Grice received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University in 2010. Immediately after graduating, he became a staff writer for the Miami Times, reporting on education, government and social issues. In addition to his work at the Miami Times, he went on to contribute to the Miami Herald and Miami New Times.
Following his time of service as a journalist, he decided to continue to positively impact his community by getting into local government and taking on the role of legislative aide to the Mayor and Commission of the City of Opa-locka in 2019. During his time in Opa-locka, he transitioned into a leadership role within the city manager’s office where oversaw specialized efforts that were of importance to the city’s administration. Currently, Randy serves as a legislative analyst for the City of Miami Gardens. He staffs the Office of Councilmember Linda Julien, and currently their aim is to address social issues that exist across the district. Randy is a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church, located in Liberty City. He’s also a member of several civic and social organizations including the NAACP and Northeast Miami-Dade Democrats.