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#BlackBoyMagic: 21-Year-Old Black Man Just Became Michigan’s Youngest State Rep

Jewell Jones, 21, has made political history: He was just voted in as the youngest state representative in Michigan. According to the Huffington PostJones defeated his opponent Robert Pope with 66 percent of the vote. 

In an Instagram post he wrote: You and I made history, once again. I’m looking forward to serving you all in a greater capacity.”

Jones isn’t a stranger to making history–last year at the age of 20, he became the youngest city council person elected in Inkster, Michigan. In addition, Jones is also a full-time student at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, double majoring in political science and finance, the Huff Post noted.

Congrats Jewell!

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