Proudly Serving Holmes, Yazoo & Attala Counties
BRYANT W. CLARK
Mississippi House of Representatives - Dist. 47
400 High Street
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
105 E. China Street
Post Office Box 179
Lexington, MS 39095
Fax (662) 834-6136
Rep. Bryant W. Clark is a native of Ebenezer, Mississippi, which is located in Southern Holmes County and he is a 1993 graduate of McClain High School in Lexington. After completing high school he attended Holmes Community College in Goodman, Mississippi where he received his Associate of Arts degree in 1995. After completing his studies at Holmes he attended Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Mississippi. In 1998, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mississippi Valley State with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. During his undergraduate career, he also did studies at Stillman College in Alabama and the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
After receiving his undergraduate degree, he worked as a Forensic Scientist at the Mississippi Crime Laboratory. While at the State Crime Lab he achieved the status of an Expert in the field of Forensic Drug Chemistry.
In 2000, he entered the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi. While in Law School, he served as a Senator for the Law School Student Government Association. He was also an active member of the Black Law Student Association as well as many other organizations. In December 2002, he received his Juris Doctorate (Law Degree) from the Mississippi College School of Law. He has been admitted to the Mississippi Bar and is licenced to practice before the Mississippi Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the all state courts of Mississippi.
In 2003, Rep. Bryant Clark was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives to represent District 47, which includes parts of Holmes, Attala and Yazoo Counties. On January 6, 2004, he was sworn into office and started serving the people of his district. In the legislature, Rep. Clark serves on several important committees which include the Education, Judiciary A, Juvenile Justice, Public Health & Human Services and Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks committees. He also serves as the Secretary of the Public Health & Human Services Committee and the Chairman of one of the Juvenile Justice Subcommittees.
Rep. Bryant Clark is presently a partner in the law firm of Clark & Clark, PLLC in Lexington, Mississippi and is the President of the Holmes County Branch of the NAACP. He is the past Vice President and 2nd Congressional District Coordinator of the Young Democrats of Mississippi and in 2004, he was elected to both the Holmes County Democratic Executive Committee and State Democratic Executive Committee, he presently serve as the Secretary of the State Democratic Executive Committee. In 2002, he was awarded the Distinguished Young Democrat award by the State Party.
He is married to the former Ms. Sentral Brown.
House District: 47th
Holmes, Attala, Yazoo
Holmes Community College; AA
Mississippi Valley State; BS
Mississippi college School of Law; JD
Legislative Experience: 2004-present
Conservation and Water Resources -- Vice Chairman
Public Health & Human Services
Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks