Hakeem Jeffries is a famous politician and lawyer from the USA. He is a member of the Democratic Party and represents a district that covers parts of eastern Brooklyn and southwestern Queens in New York City.
Hakeem Jeffries’ Bio, Age
Hakeem Jeffries was born Hakeem Sekou Jeffries on August 4, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. His zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality.
Hakeem’s father’s name is Marland Jeffries and his mother’s name is Laneda Jeffries. He has one sibling named Hasan Kwame Jeffries. Hasan is an associate professor of history at The Ohio State University.
What does Hakeem Jeffries represent?
Hakeem Jeffries represents the various Eighth Congressional District of New York City.
Hakeem Jeffries attended Midwood High School in 1988. Later, he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University in 1992.
He also completed a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University’s McCourt School in 1994.
Where is Hakeem Jeffries now?
Hakeem Jeffries is currently serving as the U.S representative for New York’s congressional district.
After completing graduation, Hakeem worked as a Clerk for Judge Harold Baer Jr. in the Southern District of New york.
Later, he worked as a director of intergovernmental affairs in the National Association of Minority Contractors.
He also worked as the president of Black Attorneys in 2011. In January 2012, he gave up his Assembly seat to run for the U.S. House from New York’s 8th congressional district.
On June 11, 2012, former mayor Ed Koch, Councilman David Greenfield, and Assemblyman Dov Hikind came to support Jeffries in order to defeat his competitor Barron.
On November 28, 2018, Hakeem defeated California Congresswoman Barbara Lee and became chairman of the House Democratic Caucus.
During the 117th Congress, he was one of the most effective legislators, passing multiple bills through the House of Representatives with the support of stakeholders and substantial bipartisan.
In January 2020, he was selected as one of seven House Impeachment Managers by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Currently, he represents a district of eastern Brooklyn and southwestern Queens in New York City.
What is the Net Worth of Hakeem Jeffries?
Hakeem Jeffries has earned a good amount of money throughout his political career. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.
Is Hakeem Jeffries married?
Hakeem Jeffries is currently married to Kennisandra Arciniegas. The couple together had two children named Joshua Jeffries and Jeremiah Jeffries.
Did Hakeem Jeffries win the election?
Hakeem Jeffries’ Democratic party won the election with 92k votes and won 15 seats.
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Body Measurements: Height & Weight
Hakeem Jeffries is 5 feet 10 inches or 180 cm tall and weighs 78 kg or 174 lbs. He has black eyes and black hair.