Elected in 2017, Amir Farokhi represents Atlanta's District 2 which includes Downtown, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, Poncey-Highland, and Candler Park.
A native to metro Atlanta, Councilmember Farokhi lives in the Old Fourth Ward. Professionally, he works for CARE USA.
From 2011-2013 and in 2018, Councilmember Farokhi was named among the Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend Magazine. He is a 2011 Marshall Memorial Fellow and graduate of LEAD Atlanta (2006) and Leadership Atlanta (2013).
Councilmember Farokhi is a graduate of Duke University and Duke University School of Law and was the first Iranian-American elected official in the American South.For information on District 2 and Amir’s policy priorities, please visit the District 2 website here: https://www.district2atlanta.com/