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About John Conyers

John Conyers is an entrepreneur with deep ties to the Detroit area and a unique understanding of what it takes to make a difference in Washington as the son of the longest serving Black Congressman in US history.


John was born and raised in Detroit to former Rep. John Conyers, Jr., who represented Detroit and surrounding areas in Congress for 52 years, and former City Council President Monica Conyers.


Throughout his life, he has had a front row seat to the successes and challenges faced by the Democratic party both locally and in our nation’s capital as his parents navigated the local and national stage alike.


He attended Morehouse College and The New School, majoring in Philosophy. He then became an entrepreneur, working to bring money and jobs to Detroit.


John is a proud co-founder of the Next Generation board of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, one of the largest free mental health, substance use disorder and suicide prevention service providers in the country. He has been an active participant in efforts to end human trafficking in the city of Detroit, has enjoyed coaching soccer in local public schools, and has worked side by side with community members on habitat for humanity projects within the district.

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