Born 1962 in Haiti.
District Fifth Suffolk, mostly Dorchester, plus a small part of Roxbury.
Education 1984, bachelor of arts, University of Massachusetts; 1987, juris doctor, Boston College Law School.
Personal Married, three children.
Supports Charter schools, local-option meals tax, in-state tuition for immigrants.
Opposes Constitutional amendment to ban gay mariage, allowing casino or slot machines.