NAME: Kwame Kilpatrick.
AGE: 37 (Born June 8, 1970).
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in political science, Florida A&M; law degree from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University.
POLITICAL CAREER: Detroit mayor, 2002-present; Michigan House, 1996-2001; minority floor leader, 1998-2000; House Democratic Leader, 2001.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Teacher in Detroit Public Schools, 1993-1997.
PARENTS: U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Detroit, and Bernard Kilpatrick, former chief of staff to Wayne County Executive Ed McNamara and a former county commissioner.
PERSONAL: Wife, Carlita; twin sons Jalil and Jelani and son Jonas.