2019 Birmingham City Election

Sherman Collins Jr.

Sherman Collins Jr.

Birmingham City Council, District 1

Age: 46

Residence: Woodbrook Road

Political Experience: Candidate, Birmingham City Council District 1, 2017. Vice President, Birmingham Board of Education, 2013-17.

Professional Experience: Owner of Scollin and Associates Insurance Agency, 18 years; owner of NewComers Realty, 18 years.

Civic Experience: Founder, 42 Acts of Random Kindness; Mentor and Volunteer Basketball Coach, Sun Valley Elementary; Partner, Impact Ministry-Mentoring Young Ladies; Recipient, NAACP Outstanding Community Service Award; Member, Masonic Lodge Geometry 410; Member and Former Trustee, 23rd St. Baptist Church; Volunteer, Boy and Girl Scouts.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Samford University, 1996.

Main Issues: Economic development, including spending tax dollars within the city, not in neighboring municipalities; education; crime; and quality of life issues for the citizens of Birmingham, especially, District 1 citizens.

Top Contributions: Self, Loan, $2,450; Charlene Cannon, $600 William Bell, $250. 

Campaign: facebook.com/voteshermancollinsjr