Wayne Messam

Wayne Messam
Mayor Messam.jpg
10th Mayor of Miramar
Assumed office
April 1, 2015
Preceded byLori Cohen Moseley
Member of the Miramar City Commission from the 4th district
In office
April 1, 2011 – April 1, 2015
Preceded byYvonne Garth
Succeeded byDarlene B. Riggs
Personal details
Born
Wayne Martin Messam

(1974-06-07) June 7, 1974 (age 44)
South Bay, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Angela Messam
Children3
EducationOfficial website

Football career
No. 89
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Glades Central High School
College:Florida State
Undrafted:1997
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Wayne Martin Messam (born June 7, 1974)[1] is an American businessman and politician serving as the mayor of Miramar, Florida, a position he has held since 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the Miramar City Commission in 2011 before defeating incumbent Mayor Lori Cohen Moseley in the 2015 election. Messam is also a general contractor and owner of a construction firm. Messam is in the exploratory phase of a candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020.

Early life and career

Messam's parents were born in Jamaica. He is the fourth of five children, and the first to be born and raised in the United States. His father cut sugarcane.[2] He was raised in South Bay, Florida,[3] and attended Glades Central High School in Belle Glade, Florida.[4]

Messam attended Florida State University, where he played as a wide receiver for the Florida State Seminoles from 1993 through 1996. He caught 62 passes for 793 yards and four touchdowns as a Seminole.[5] Messam was a member of the 1993 national championship team.[3] He graduated from Florida State in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems.[6] He started his own construction company in 2007.[7]

Other Languages
italiano: Wayne Messam
Simple English: Wayne Messam