Bakari Sellers

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Bakari Sellers
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 90th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1984-09-18) September 18, 1984 (age 30)
Political party Democratic
Residence Denmark, South Carolina
Alma mater Morehouse College
(B.A., 2005)
University of South Carolina
(J.D., 2008)
Profession Lawyer (non-practicing)
Religion Episcopalian

Bakari T. Sellers (born September 18, 1984) is a Democratic member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing the 90th District since 2006. He was elected in 2006 at the age of 22. He is currently the second youngest member of the South Carolina General Assembly following the election of Boyd Brown from Fairfield County in 2008.

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

Sellers has filed to run in the Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor in 2014.[1]

He is an alumnus of Morehouse College.

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

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


  1. ^ "Candidate Detail". South Carolina Election Commission. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 
  2. ^ Robert K Hoggard. "HBCU Top 30 Under 30". Washington DC: HBCU Buzz. p. 3. Retrieved December 8, 2014. 

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