Scherie Murray Biography – Scherie Murray Wiki
Scherie Murray a New York businesswoman, has announced that she is running for Congress in 2020 as a Republican against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Scherie Murray’s biography on her campaign website reads, Scherie Murray was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and came to New York City with her family when she was nine. Growing up in Southeast Queens, Scherie learned early on about the importance of hard work, the value of a good education and the strength of a united community.
Scherie went to I.S. 192 where she was a gymnast. She then graduated with an outstanding community service award from the Law, Government and Community Service Magnet High School (formerly Andrew Jackson H.S.) and became the captain of her high school’s gymnastics team.
When she was 17, Scherie worked as a systems analyst for the NYC MTA Jamaica Bus Depot. While earning her Associate of Applied Science in Micro Computer Business Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, Scherie taught gymnastics for an after-school program in Far Rockaway, Queens. She also volunteered and served as senior editor on her college newspaper – The New Tech Times.
In 2004, Scherie had a vision of starting her own company. With a mission to address the lack of minorities in media, Scherie created The Esemel Group. Through advertising, production and programming work, Esemel generated employment opportunities for minorities in New York City.
Scherie is also a proud Veterans advocate and continually works to revitalize her district by advocating for small businesses and economic development, promoting more school choices for parents, strengthening community police relations with commonsense solutions, and starting a larger dialogue around comprehensive immigration reform.
Scherie Murray Congress
Scherie Murray announced her candidacy for New York’s 14th congressional district in Queens and the Bronx on July 17, 2019. She wrote in a tweet, “There’s a crisis in Queens and it’s called AOC. She isn’t worried about us – she’s worried about being famous. That’s why I’m running for Congress. Join our movement to #unitethefight.”
There’s a crisis in Queens and it’s called AOC. She isn’t worried about us – she’s worried about being famous. That’s why I’m running for Congress. Join our movement to #unitethefight ➡️ https://t.co/rtqGz0XeAw
— Scherie Murray (@ScherieMurray) July 17, 2019
In a video announcing her candidacy, Murray said, “I’ve been building bridges and crossing them my whole life. I’ve built bridges between constituents in our community and the elected officials who represent them, between different nationalities and races, and between political parties.”
Scherie Murray Age
She is 38 years old.
Scherie Murray Children
She’s the mother of three children. In 2004, she set up her own television company, The Esemel Group, which aimed to address the lack of diversity in the media. She later left the company to become a full-time mother.
Scherie Murray Husband
Information about Scherie Murray’s husband is being updated.
Scherie Murray Religion
She is a devout Christian.