Platform: "The KING (Keen intent to nurture growth) in You."
Amari J. A. McAllister is a native of Memphis, Tn. He is the eldest of three siblings. In May of 2008 Amari became a graduate of Whitehaven High School. While at Whitehaven Amari was actively involved in Gospel Choir, Concert Choir, Band, and Track and Field.
Amari is currently entering his junior year at Tennessee State University where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English as well as a teaching certification. He is a mentor and an affiliate of several campus organizations such as TSU Flying Tiger Track Team, Choir, and not to mention serving as the President of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity.
His most recent achievement is attaining the title of Mr. Tennessee 2011. With this title Amari hopes to inspire the younger generation to achieve their personal bests by making healthier lifestyle choices.
Amari is an aspiring English professor and hopes to obtain a Master's and PhD from New York University or University of California, Los Angeles.