Kendrick Brett Meek is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district from 2003 to 2011. He was the Democratic nominee in the 2010 Senate election for the seat of Mel Martinez, but he and independent candidate Charlie Crist lost in a three-way race to Republican Marco Rubio.
|Born:||Kendrick Brett Meek, Sept 6, 1966, Miami, Florida, U.S.|
|Education:||Florida A&M University (BS)|
|Preceded by:||Carrie Meek|
|Succeeded by:||Frederica Wilson|
About Kendrick Meek
Democratic politician who served as the US Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district from 2003 to 2011.
He was a star defensive lineman at Miami Springs High School then went on to play at Florida A&M where he also received a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
He was a member of Florida's House of Representatives from 1995 to 1998.
His mother Carrie P. Meek served in the House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003. He has two children, Lauren and Kendrick Jr., with his wife Leslie.
He ran for a position in the 2010 Senate, but lost to Republican Marco Rubio.
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