SC Top 20 Under 40
Bre Booker Maxwell
Bryanta Booker Maxwell, a native of Laurens South Carolina, is a 2006 graduate of South Carolina State University where she received her B.A. in Political Science with a pre-law concentration. Upon graduation, Bryanta went on to pursue her master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in public policy from Walden University. Bryanta currently serves as a legal researcher for Richland County.
Currently Bryanta sits on the Generation Progress #Fight4AFuture Network board. This board consists of organizers and activist across the country who works towards solutions dealing gun violence and criminal justice reform. In Columbia SC, Bryanta sits on the Talented Tenth Columbia Board of directors; which is a group of young professional who work to create opportunities for other young professionals within the Columbia SC area. She’s a 2013 graduate of the New Leaders Council which is an organization focused on progressive political entrepreneurship. In 2016, she completed Congressman James E. Clyburn political fellowship through the South Carolina Democratic Party. She also serves as a board member for SC Equality, which is a statewide non-partisan coalition of local and state social, religious and political LGBT organizations and allies with a mission to secure civil and human rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender South Carolinians and an organizer with Every Black Girl, Inc., which is a 501(c) 3 community based organization that focuses on bringing awareness and solutions to issues impacting black girls. Lastly, Bryanta serves as the President of the Young Democrats of South Carolina and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated. She owns, Bre Maxwell LLC (www.bremaxwell.com), which is a public speaking and political training organization. Bryanta is the wife to Terrell Maxwell and mother to Julian A. Maxwell.