Jasmine Crockett is an American lawyer and politician, currently serving as the U.S. representative from Texas’s 30th congressional district since 2023. Her district includes South Dallas County and parts of Tarrant County, including Dallas Love Field Airport. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously represented the 100th district in the Texas House of Representatives. In the 118th Congress, Crockett holds the role of Democratic freshman class representative, facilitating communication between the House Democratic leadership and the newly elected Democratic members.
Age- 42 years
Height- 160 cm
Weight- 59 kg
Full name-Jasmine Felicia Crockett
Born- 29 March 1981
Birthplace-St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Office-United States Representative since 2023
Previous office-Texas State Representative (2021–2023)
Details about her parents’ names are unavailable. Her father is both a teacher and preacher, while her mother has dedicated her entire career to public service, notably working for the United States Postal Service.
Jasmine Crockett is not married and maintains a private personal life, avoiding sharing personal information on social media platforms.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Rhodes College in 2003. Initially aspiring to be an anesthesiologist or certified public accountant during her undergraduate years, Crockett changed her path after experiencing multiple hate crimes. This led her to attend law school. She later graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 2009 with a Juris Doctor degree.
Following law school, Crockett stayed in Texas and pursued a career as a civil rights attorney. She initially served as a public defender in Bowie County before founding her own law firm. During the George Floyd protests, Crockett and her team volunteered their legal services, providing pro bono representation to several Black Lives Matter activists.
Additionally, Crockett practices the Baptist faith.
Texas House of Representatives
In 2019, when Eric Johnson left his Texas House seat to become Dallas’s mayor, a special election was conducted on November 5 to fill the remainder of his term, won by Lorraine Birabil. Crockett declared her candidacy against Birabil in the 2020 Democratic primary. After a close victory in the primary runoff, she progressed to the unopposed November 2020 general election, officially taking office in January 2021.
U.S. House of Representatives
On November 20, 2021, incumbent U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas’s 30th congressional district announced she would not seek reelection in 2022. Just four days later, Crockett announced her candidacy for the seat, with Johnson publicly endorsing her. Crockett garnered substantial financial support from Super PACs associated with the cryptocurrency industry, including a significant donation of $1 million from Sam Bankman-Fried’s Protect Our Future PAC. In the Democratic primary election, Crockett and Jane Hope Hamilton, an aide to Marc Veasey, advanced to a runoff election, which Crockett ultimately won. She went on to secure victory in the general election on November 8. Crockett was selected as the representative for the freshman class in the 118th Congress. She was one of the 46 Democrats in the House who voted against the final passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023.
Net Worth 2023
Jasmine Crockett’s net worth for 2023 is reported to be $6.91 million.
Latest News about Jasmine Crockett
Jasmine Crockett calls out GOP for ignoring Trump charges
Texas Democrat Jasmine Crockett strongly criticized the impeachment hearings against President Joe Biden, questioning the GOP’s focus on allegations and their use of conditional statements like “if.”
She expressed frustration at Jasmine Crockett their handling of the proceedings and accused them of overlooking evidence against Donald Trump while persistently pushing for Biden’s impeachment. Crockett’s remarks were made during a House Oversight Committee hearing.
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