Bakari Sellers

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Bakari Sellers
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 90th district
In office
Succeeded by Justin Bamberg
Personal details
Born (1984-09-18) September 18, 1984 (age 31)
Political party Democratic
Residence Denmark, South Carolina
Alma mater Morehouse College
(B.A., 2005)
University of South Carolina
(J.D., 2008)
Profession Lawyer
Religion Episcopalian

Bakari T. Sellers (born September 18, 1984) is an American politician who represented South Carolina's 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature from 2006 to 2014. He vacated his seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives to run for Lieutenant Governor that year. but lost.[1] He was succeeded in office by Justin T. Bamberg.

Sellers is also the first vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party.

He is an alumnus of Morehouse College.

He is the son of Gwendolyn Sellers and civil rights activist and professor Cleveland Sellers.

Sellers was named HBCU Top 30 Under 30,[2] in July 2014


  1. ^ Davis, Kimberlei N. (January 22, 2015). "Ex-Rep. Sellers pops up on girlfriend’s reality show". The Times and Democract. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Robert K Hoggard. "HBCU Top 30 Under 30". Washington DC: HBCU Buzz. p. 3. Retrieved December 8, 2014. 

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