Champion for Choice, American Federation for Children Unsung Heroine Award, Anti Defamation League Community Advocate Award, Atlanta Urban League Young Professionals Joe Mack Wilson People's Champion Award, Cobb Democratic Party Leadership Award, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Impact Award, Georgia Charter School Association Freshman Legislator of the Year, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Excellence in Government Service, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) Leadership Change Maker Award, National Action Network Putting Kids First, Ohio Coalition Broad Superintendents Academy Fellow Graduate of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's Education Policy Fellowship Program
Excellence in Government Service-MALDEF Unsung Heroine Award-Anti Defamation League Georgia Trend-One of Georgia's Brightest 40 Under 40 Leadership Award-Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Freshman Legislator of the Year-Georgia Legislative Black Caucus 2006 Flemming Fellow-Center For Policy Alternatives 1 of 15 in the New Power Generation-Essence Magazine 1 of Nation's 30 Leaders Under 30-Ebony Magazine
"Every person is born into this world to do something distinctive and something unique. If he or she does not do it, it will never be done."- Dr. Benjamin E. Mays.
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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