Derrick (Derrick) Jackson (D-SH068)
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Capitol: 404.656.7859
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 770.295.8143
Representative-Elect
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 512-C Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
100 Commerce Drive
Tyrone, GA 30290
Elected: 06/13/2023    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Michelle McClain   DOB: 1/11/1966
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Occupational and Professional Licensing
MemberSubcommittee on Regulatory
MemberHouse Committee on Regulated Industries
MemberHouse Committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
Counties Representing
Carroll / Douglas / Fayette / Fulton

Bio

State Representative Derrick Jackson is a retired military officer veteran (U.S. Navy), corporate general manager, adjunct professor, entrepreneur, non-profit board member, and a leader in his community. Honorable Derrick Jackson is known for his integrity, honesty, enthusiasm, compassion, and solid commitment to serving his constituents.

Derrick also has strong business acumen. During his nearly 7-year tenure with General Electric (GE), as the senior marketing manager for the industrial growth vertical & business development, was influential in identifying $1 Billion in global market opportunities and managing international strategic partnerships.

Derrick was "born-to-serve" and has no problem rolling up his sleeves to work hard to improve quality of life throughout Georgia.

He continues to be recognized for his inspiring community leadership and has received several awards, including Fayette County Citizen of the Year in 2013 by Theta Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., as well as the recipient of the 2019 Civil Servant of the Year RICE Award. Additionally, he was awarded the 2019 Georgia House Democratic Caucus (GHDC) Chairman's Award for his leadership and recognized as one of Atlanta Business Journal's 2019 Top 25 Extraordinary Atlantans.

Additionally, this public servant and doctoral candidate has no idle time as Honorable Derrick Jackson is currently enrolled in Walden University's Ph.D. program for public policy. He was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society and Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.

He is married to the Honorable CaMia Jackson, former state representative of House District 153. Their family consists of seven amazing young adults and one grandson.