New Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community
Adrian Boafo has called Bowie home his entire life. He is a graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School, where he was an active member of their nationally recognized choral program. Adrian is an alumnus of the University of Baltimore, graduating in 2016 with a Bachelors in Government & Public Policy. In college, Adrian was an active student leader, serving as the university's first African-American Student Government President. He was then appointed by the University System's of Maryland Student Council to serve as the Vice President of Undergraduate Affairs, advocating on behalf of all Maryland students enrolled in one of the 12 public institutions.
After graduation, Adrian spent his professional career working for Members of the United States House of Representatives. First, he joined the House Democratic Caucus as a press intern under the leadership of then-Representative Xavier Becerra (CA-34). Later, he joined the office of Congressman Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) working as a National Press Assistant.
Currently, Adrian works as Campaign Manager of Hoyer for Congress, the Maryland political organization and campaign representing Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05).
Adrian believes that all families in Bowie ought to have a seat at the table, and is committed to fighting for District 3 residents by finding innovative ways to increase property values, ensuring development is reasonable and environmentally sustainable and supporting Bowie's reliable core services.
Adrian is the son of immigrants — his father an IT project manager and his mother is a small business owner in Bowie – who together taught him the value of working hard to earn a chance to get ahead.
Adrian will complete his graduate degree at American University's Kogod School of Business in December of 2019.