Darrell (Darrell) Jackson (D-SS21)
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District: 803.647.5157
South Carolina State Senate
Room 612 Gressette Building 1101 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

District Office:
608 Motley Road
Hopkins, SC 29061
Elected: 1992    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Willie Mae Rooks   DOB: 2/1/1957
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education Budget
ChairmanSubcommittee on Transportation and Regulatory Budget
MemberSubcommittee on Retirement Systems
MemberSenate Committee on Legislative Oversight
MemberJoint Committee on Interstate Cooperation
MemberSenate Committee on Banking and Insurance
MemberSenate Committee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Ethics
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
Counties Representing


Senior Pastor, Bible Way Church of Atlas Road Residing at 608 Motley Road, Hopkins Born February 1, 1957 in Columbia Son of the late Bishop Andrew C. and Janie (Lumpkin) Jackson Benedict College, B.A. (President of the Student Government Association) Columbia International University, M.A.

Married Willie Mae Rooks, 2 adult children, Darrell, Jr. and Antoine Joseph One granddaughter, Kembriell Janae Former Board of Directors and member, Denny's Corporation SisterCare, Inc.

Former Board of Trustees and member, Benedict College Former Board of Directors and member, Big Brothers Big Sisters Former Trustee, United Way of the Midlands Benedict College Most Distinguished Student Award, 1979 Phi Beta Sigma Community Service Award, 1995 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Citizen of the Year Award, 1999 Richland School District One Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award, 1999 Modjeska Monteith Simkins Political Courage Award, 2000 Outstanding Legislative Initiative, South Carolina Victims Assistance Network, 2000 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Benedict College, 2002 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Richard Stockton College, Ponoma, New Jersey, 2002 Carolina Scholarship Inc. LIfetime Achievement Award, 2003 Webster University Lifetime Achievement Award, 2004 Allen University Richard Allen Award, 2008 South Carolina Law Enforcement Association Humanitarian of the Year, 2008 Phi Beta Sigma African American Male Image Award, 2008 South Carolina Primary Health Care Association Community Health Center Champion Award, 2009 Young Stroke, Inc. Champion Award, 2010 American Heart Association Legislator of the Year Award, 2011 South Carolina State University Distinguished Community Service Award, 2012 South Carolina Employees Association Distinguished Service Award, 2013 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Business Advocate Award, 2014 The Columbia Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Advocate for Business Award, 2015 Pawmetto Lifeline Community Champion and Animal Advocate award, 2016 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Columbia International University, 2016