We recently welcomed State Strategist Philip Griffin to the Majority Strategies team. Get to know him in this #MeetMajority.
Where are you from originally?
Clarksdale, MS, the home of the Blues
Tell us about your family.
I am the son of a single mother who taught me what hard work is. I am the youngest of two children. One of my grandmothers was the longest-serving female elected official in the state of Arkansas at the time of her death. I am proudly married to my wife, Connie, the father of a teenage son, Toller, and I have a 3-year-old English Bulldog, Clark, named after my hometown.
Where did you go to school?
Northwest Mississippi Community College & Mississippi State University
How would you describe yourself?
A loyal, charismatic leader. A proud Southerner who tells it like it is and is a patriotic Christian. An avid deep-sea fisherman, college football addict, tequila aficionado and lover of all things law, politics, live music and BBQ.
What is the last book you read?
Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
What is your favorite song?
The Gambler and anything by George Strait or Kid Rock.
Who is your favorite president?
George W. Bush
What motivates you to tackle the day?
The desire to fulfill my longtime goal of becoming the Nick Saban of politics in the South.
What’s the toughest lesson you’ve learned?
You can’t win them all.
How would your best friend describe you in three words?
Bold. Loyal. Leader.
Best day on the campaign trail?
What is your favorite ad of all time?
Wendy’s “Where’s The Beef?”
Most memorable live event you attended?
Either the 2016 GOP Presidential Debate in South Carolina or President Trump’s Official Inaugural Ball.
Favorite meal on the road?
Why Majority Strategies?
The team. I wanted to be a part of something bigger that would allow me to expand my success, and the team and departments from data to digital and all in between at Majority are second to none.
Get to know the rest of the Majority Strategies team here.