Hanif Johnson: The black man who became the youngest judge in Pennsylvania at 27

Hanif Johnson: The black man who became the youngest judge in Pennsylvania at 27

- Hanif Johnson proved to the world that nothing is impossible for those who set out to achieve success in life

- The black man became the true definition of black excellence when he was elected judge at the age of 27

- Hanif became the youngest elected judge in the State of Pennsylvania after winning the magisterial seat

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Blacks all over the world are known for excellence, and Hanif Johnson is a true definition of black excellence. The young man became a judge at the age of 27.

As a teenager, Johnson ran afoul of the law on different occasions and was imprisoned three times, How Africa reports.

YEN.com.gh gathers that as a student at Penn State University, the young man was also charged with assault in connection with a hazing allegation that earned him three weeks in jail.

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Meet Hanif Johnson, The Black American Who Became The Youngest Judge In Pennsylvania At 27

Hanif Johnson. Photo credit: How Africa
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Although Johnson was not found guilty of the most serious charges, a judge still handed him two summary harassment charges.

Johnson told the Huffington Post: “It’s crazy because I know how it feels sitting across from that judge and that jury when you’re innocent.

“I went to jail for two weeks, then I went to trial. Thank God I won. That was one of the happiest days; I just felt like my life was going to be taken from me.”

He became the youngest elected judge in the State of Pennsylvania after winning the magisterial seat over Republican Claude Phipps by a 73% margin in Dauphin County.

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Meanwhile, history has been made in grand style as the first Black girl and the youngest Black boy win Harvard’s international debate competition.

The exciting news was declared by the Harvard Diversity Project (HPD) in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Instagram handle of the entity.

It is reported that this becomes the third consecutive year that the Atlanta-based Harvard Diversity Project sends home the championship from Harvard’s international debate competition.

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