Hakeem Jeffries is an American politician and attorney who has served as the U.S. representative for New York’s 8th congressional district since 2013.
In 1988, Jeffries graduated from Midwood High School. In 1992, he earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in political science from Binghamton University.
During his time at Binghamton, he became a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. In 1994, he earned a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. In 1997, Jeffries earned a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.
A member of the Democratic Party, he represents a district that covers parts of eastern Brooklyn and southwestern Queens in New York City.
A corporate lawyer by occupation, he worked for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, then Viacom and CBS, before running for and serving in the New York State Assembly from 2007 to 2012, representing the 57th Assembly district. Jeffries has chaired the House Democratic Caucus since 2019.
Hakeem Jeffries Net Worth
Hakeem Jeffries has an estimated net worth of $256,556.50. He made this money from his profession.