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Abdul-Hai Thomas Bio


Upon early high school graduation in 2000, Abdul-Hai Thomas committed his service to the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman, and served as a fire-team and a squad leader during Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. After receiving an honorable discharge in 2004, Abdul-Hai went on to graduate from Ohio State University with a degree in English. Abdul-Hai relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in 2009 where he began his career as an English teacher. He went on to earn a master's in Educational Leadership from Columbia University's Teacher's College and served DCPS as an administrator from 2013-2017. Abdul-Hai now serves Beaches Habitat for Humanity as Education Manager designing and evaluating teen programming and teaches Social Studies Methods as an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida. Abdul-Hai aspires to serve Jacksonville with humility, steadfastness, and patience.