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Yusuf Hakeem's Biography

Office: State House (TN) - District 28, Democratic

Contact Information

Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 524 Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37243

504 Kilmer Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Full Name:

Yusuf A. Hakeem

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Baseemah; 4 Children: Aaliyah, Sandra, Malika and Malik

Birth Date:

12/05/1948

Birth Place:

Chattanooga, TN

Home City:

Chattanooga, TN

Graduated, Chattanooga State

Attended, Second Missionary Baptist Church School of Evangelism, 2012

Attended, Political Science and Government, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1985-2004

Certified, Electronics, Chattanooga State Community College, 1969-1970

Representative, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 28, 2019-present

Candidate, Tennessee State House of Representatives, District 28, 2018

City Council Member, City of Chattanooga, District 9, 1990-2006, 2013-2017

Chair, Budget and Finance Committee

Employee, General Electric Corporation, Retired

Member, State of Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole, 2006-2013

Chair, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 2016-present

Former Board Member, Challenger Space Center Chattanooga (NASA)

Former Board Member, Chattanooga Community Impact Fund

Chair, Chattanooga Downtown Redevelopment Corporation

Chair, Chattanooga-Hamilton County North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization

Member, Chattanooga/Hamilton County Railroad Authority

Member, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Founder, Chattanooga Youth Council

Former Board Member, Fortwood Center

Former Board Chair, Henry Branch Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)

Former Board Member, Kirby Day Care Center

Former Board Member, Moccasin Bend National Park

Board Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Former Board Member, Scenic Land School

Deacon, Second Missionary Baptist Church

Former Board Member, Senter School

Member, Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Member, Chattanooga City School Board, 1981-1990

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