Bakari Sellers

Former Representative / Denmark, SC

Pro-Growth Progressive Idea: Supporting healthier school lunches

Bakari Sellers represented South Carolina’s 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature from 2006 to 2014.

Sellers grew up in Bamberg County, South Carolina, and was educated at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, a public high school in Orangeburg, South Carolina. In 2005, Sellers earned a bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies from Morehouse College, a private all-male and historically black, liberal arts college, in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2008, he earned a Juris doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.  Sellers has worked for Congressman James Clyburn and former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin.