London Lamar, TN State Representative
Where I come from
I’m a proud third generation resident of Tennessee’s 91st District. The 91st district has remained the conscious of the legislature; fighting for our families and for our future. I graduated from Central "The" High School in 2013 finishing top of my class. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in Sociology and Intercultural Studies accompanied by my resilient personality and self-motivated attitude. I decided really on that I was committed to being a dedicated civil servant who inspires and motivates my peers to be an effective change agent for our futures and for our families.
A thriving career
I currently serve as the State Representative for District 91, the youngest legislator in the current 111th TN General Assembly. As a freshman legislator, I was proud to be elected as Secretary of the House Democratic Caucus and Secretary of the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators.
I have advocated and advanced policies on the national, state, and local levels that supports families and healthcare. I have worked as an advocate for public education where I empowered, enlightened, and engaged parents and community members in failing and priority school districts to also be advocates by utilizing their voices, being knowledgeable in educational policies, and voting on those that impact public schools and its students.I also ran several state and local campaigns that contributed to helping other goal-oriented community leaders get elected into office.
I formerly served as President of the Tennessee Young Democrats from 2015-2019 where I continuously strategized, educated, uplifted, and encouraged youth across the state to make changes in their communities through civic engagement programs, voting and running for offices at all levels.
I am a member of the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women), National Caucus of State Legislators and National Black Caucus of State Legislators. I also previously served as Vice-Chairwoman of the Black Caucus of the Young Democrats of America. I am a proud graduate of Emerge Tennessee 2017 Fellowship, New Leaders Council (NLC) Nashville 2015 Fellowship and was selected as Memphis Flyer’s Top 20 under 30 Class of 2015, Memphis Top 40 under 40 Class of 2017, and The New Tri-State Defender Legends and Leaders Awardee!