Dar'shun (Dar'shun) N. Kendrick (D-093)

State Representative Dar'shun Kendrick

Dar'shun (Dar'shun) N. Kendrick (D-093)
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Capitol: 404.656.0109
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 678.323.7887
Representative
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 404-F Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 630
Lithonia, GA 30058
Residence:Lithonia, GA

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Bio

Dar'shun Kendrick has represented House District 93, which includes East DeKalb and South Gwinnett, ever since being elected at the age of 27 in 2011. She was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Towers High School in Decatur where she graduated at the top of her class. She then went on to Oglethorpe University where she graduated in 2004 receiving a dual degree in political science and communications. She enrolled in the University of Georgia, School of Law and graduated in 2007 with a focus on corporate law. After working for a small boutique law firm for a couple of years, Dar'shun opened her own business boutique securities law firm in 2010 and that same year decided to run for the Georgia House of Representatives and enrolled in a M.B.A. program at Kennesaw State, where she graduated in 2011. She serves on the Judiciary Non-Civil (Criminal law) committee, the Juvenile Justice Committee, Interstate Cooperation Committee and is the ranking Democrat on the Small Business Development and Job Creation committee. She also serves as co-chair of the Economic Development Committee for the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and co-chair of the Georgia Future Caucus, a bipartisan group made up of legislators under the age of 40. In 2016, she founded a non-profit, Minority Access to Capital, Inc., that educates and empowers minorities on how to access capital to grow their business and create generational wealth. In 2017, she was elected to the Technology Association of Georgia's (TAG) Corporate Development Board. In addition, she is a contributor to Black Enterprise Magazine focused on economic justice issues. In 2017, she opened Kendrick Advisory & Advocacy Group, LLC, a consulting firm in the area of business expansion, policy & advocacy strategy and specialty project management. She was featured in the Huffington Post as 1 of 25 people in Atlanta positioned to create diversity in tech for African Americans and in the Atlanta Journal Constitution for business women running for office. She is the visionary and founder of Georgia's first and only GA Blacks in Tech Policy Conference which has a mission of collaboration between the black tech ecosystem and policy makers to advocate for inclusive tech policy within the state of Georgia. In 2018, her peers elected her as the Chief Deputy Whip for the House Democratic Caucus. Dar'shun is a community activist, public speaker, elected official, private securities attorney, consultant and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She currently resides in Lithonia, Georgia with her dog Dezzy

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: John Jackson   DOB: 8/28/1984
Counties Representing
DeKalb
Gwinnett