Andrea Joy Campbell ’04 was elected as the District 4 Boston City Councilor in 2015. In 2018, Campbell was unanimously elected Boston City Council President by her colleagues. She is the first African-American woman to serve in this role. Born and raised in Boston, and educated in all Boston Public Schools, including Boston Latin School, Campbell went on to graduate from UCLA Law School. She began her career at a nonprofit in Roxbury, providing free legal services to students and their parents on education matters. She has worked as legal counsel in both the public and private sectors, and served as deputy legal counsel for Governor Deval Patrick. On the council, Campbell focuses on issues of public safety and criminal justice, affordable housing, and racial equity initiatives. She lives in Mattapan with her husband, Matthew, and their son, Alexander.