|Member of the Georgia Senate |
from the 43rd district
January 9, 2017
|Preceded by||JaNice Van Ness|
|Member of the GeorgiaHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 92nd district
January 14, 2013 –September 14, 2015
|Preceded by||Pam Stephenson|
|Succeeded by||Doreen Carter|
|Alma mater|| Alabama State University |
Luther Rice University
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