Yusuf (Yusuf) Hakeem (D-28)

State Representative Yusuf Hakeem

Yusuf (Yusuf) Hakeem (D-28)
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Capitol: 615.741.2702
FAX: 615.253.0351
District: 423.624.5088
Suite 524 Cordell Hull Building 425 Rep. John Lewis Way North
Nashville, TN 37243
425 Rep. John Lewis Way North
Nashville, TN 37243
Residence:Chattanooga, TN

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Personal Info Born December 5, 1948 Married, wife Baseemah Four children, Aaliyah, Sandra, Malika and Malik Four grandchildren, Malik, Ariel, Myles and Langston Two great-grandchildren, Addisyn and Bentley Retired from General Electric Corporation Second Missionary Baptist Church Howard High School, 1966 Attended Chattanooga State Technical Community College majoring in Electronics Graduate of Chattanooga State Attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga studying economics Second Missionary Baptist Church School of Evangelism, 2012 Committees Member, Commerce Committee Member, Banking & Investments Subcommittee Member, Local Committee Member, Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee Community Involvement House member of the 111th General Assembly Chattanooga City Councilman, 19 years Chattanooga City School Board, 10 years Tennessee Board of Parole and Probation, 7 years Second Missionary Baptist Church, Deacon Chairman, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 2016 - current Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) Chattanooga NAACP Life Member and Board Member Tennessee Human Rights Commission Chairman, Chattanooga-Hamilton County North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization Chattanooga Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (CDRC) Chattanooga/Hamilton County Railroad Authority Past Board Chairman of the Henry Branch YMCA Former Board member of the Challenger Space Center Chattanooga (NASA) Former Board member of the Moccasin Bend National Park Former Board member of the Scenic Land School Former Board member of the Kirby Day Care Center Former Board member of the Chattanooga Community Impact Fund Former Board member of the Senter School Former Board member of the Fortwood Center A founder of the Chattanooga Youth Council Honors & Awards Breaking the Silence Honoree, 2018 Second Missionary Baptist Church Spiritual Growth Service Award "Service Award" TN Human Rights Commission, 2009 "Public Citizen of the Year" National Association of Social Workers, TN Chapter, 2007 "Hope for Chattanooga" Community Development Award, 2004 "Community Choice Award" CAACC, 2003 "Service Award" Chattanooga Police Foundation, Inc., 2002

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Baseemah   DOB: 12/5/1948
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