House 2021-2022 (District 45A); House 2023-Present (District 43A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Black
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Labor attorney for Education Minnesota
University of Minnesota, Morris; B.A.; Psychology
Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.A.; Urban Studies and Local Government Management
William Mitchell College of Law; J.D.; 2007
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hennepin County, Minnesota (Public Defender's Office);
Minneapolis Public School District, Minnesota (Legal staff);
Minneapolis Public School District, Minnesota (Director of Equity and Diversity);
New Hope, Minnesota (City Council);
2018 to ?
Three children: daughters
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was "the first African-American ever to serve on the New Hope City Council." (CCX Media, February 27, 2019)
Special Legislative Concerns: education, public safety, criminal justice policy.
He grew up in Englewood neighborhood of Chicago.
He "founded and was president of the only collegiate NAACP chapter in Minnesota" at the University of Minnesota Morris. (Minnesota Reformer, March 17, 2021)