U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries

United States Representative for New York’s Eighth Congressional District

U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries

Serving his second term in the United States Congress, Representative Hakeem Jeffries is a member of the House Judiciary and the House Education and the Workforce Committees, is Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, and has emerged as a tireless advocate for social and economic justice. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Representative Jeffries graduated from the State University of New York and from NYU Law School, and clerked for the Honorable Harold Baer Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also practiced law for several years at both a renowned NYC law firm and as counsel for two Fortune 100 companies, and served for six years in the New York State Assembly.

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
— Harriet Tubman