Born Somerville, Tenn., June 22, 1972; 1 child. Graduate Bay View H.S. 1990; B.S. criminal justice Tennessee State U. 1997; attended UW-Milwaukee 1990-92. Full-time legislator. Former family child care provider/owner 2002-12; insurance agent 2000-02; financial employment planner 1997-2000. Member: AFSCME Wisconsin Child Care Providers Together Local 502 (pres.) AFSCME District Council 48 (vice pres.); African American Chamber of Commerce; Emerge Wisconsin Class 2012; CBTU-Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; Milwaukee Legislative Caucus (chp.).
Elected to Assembly 2012; reelected 2014.