Gary Franks - Gary Franks

Visiting Professor at Hampton University

Nationality

American

Work category

Business

Education

Bachelor/Degree

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Gary Franks has held many titles in his long career, among them Congressman, author, entrepreneur, and even NBA free agent. Mr. Franks made history in 1990, when he was elected to Congress as the first black Republican elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in nearly six decades. Additionally, Gary Franks won in a district with only a 4 percent black vote, making him the first African American ever to win in an overwhelmingly white district.

Gary Franks's Professional Experience

2004 - Present
Key Skills
teaching

Gary Franks's Education and Qualifications

2022

Bachelor/Degree - Sociology

Yale University

B. A., 1975. Captain Freshmen & Varsity Basketball Teams Yale Univ. Scholar Athlete Award ECAC Basketball Player of the Week Freshman Basketball Scoring Title 25 Points per game average Vertical Jump Record

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