Luis Mata

Luis Mata

State House, District 49, TN

2024 Endorsement

Luis is a dedicated community organizer and candidate for the TN State House of Representatives in District 49. Soon to make history as Tennessee's youngest and first-ever Latino state legislator, Luis is motivated by values of hard work, resilience, and inclusivity, inspired by his and his mother's immigration story.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee - Knoxville and a co-founder of Students for Migrant Justice, Luis actively supports immigrant students and their rights. In his recent role as a Policy Coordinator at the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition reflects his commitment to advocating for immigrant and refugee rights.

With a background in social justice advocacy spanning over a decade, Luis aims to serve District 49 and all Tennesseans with dedication and honesty. His top priority is to champion equality and justice, striving to create a more prosperous future for all state residents.