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Midnight Movie: KCET Profiles General Jeff, Mayor of Skid Row

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It's impossible to mention the positive change happening on Skid Row without mentioning General Jeff. LAist met him back in 2008 at the site of his first major project, the Nike-sponsored basketball court in Gladys Park. KCET recently caught up with him as well.