Steven Horsford was born and raised in Las Vegas and has dedicated his life to advocating for his community. After becoming the first in his family to attend college, he helped lead the state’s largest career training program at Nevada’s Culinary Academy, where he helped train and place thousands of Nevadans in good-paying jobs in the hospitality industry.
After his time overseeing the Culinary Academy, he won a seat in the Nevada senate and quickly rose to the ranks of Senate Majority Leader. While in the senate, he spearheaded the effort to work across party lines in order to solve the state’s worst budget crisis.
In 2012, Steven won the newly created 4th congressional district and became the first ever African American to represent Nevada in Congress. While in Congress, he has been committed to listening to his constituents and advocating for the issues that matter to them the most.