JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Shuwaski Young, a Democrat, is running in the 3rd Congressional District race in Missisisppi.
At the age of 17, he joined the National Guard. Young is a graduate of Noxapater High School, East Central Community College in Decatur, and Jackson State University where he earned his bachelor’s in political science.
Young was a White House appointee to the position of External Engagement Coordinator by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson under President Barack Obama.
If elected, Young has made a vow to tackle social justice, community investments and economic policy.
On November 8, Young will be going head-to-head against the incumbent Rep. Michael Guest (R-Miss.) in the 2022 General Election.