Occupation: Richmond field representative of Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley.
Education: Kennedy High School in Richmond
Past experience: California League of Conservation Voters, where he worked on environmental issues and fundraising.
Cofounded Standing To Represent Our Next Generation, STRONG, whose purpose was working toward involving the youth in the political process.
Past positions: Opposed Measure N, the so-called "soda tax" that lost in Richmond in 2012.
Ran in 2012 on a platform that included the city putting up $5 million to ensure every young person in Richmond who wanted to go to college or trade school could go.
Past statement: "I will focus on increasing opportunities for young people as a long-term strategy to combat unemployment and reduce violent crime."
Personal: Father of infant son