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Justin Fairfax
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41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Assumed office
January 13, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam
Preceded by Ralph Northam
Personal details
Born
Justin Edward Fairfax

February 17, 1979 (1979-02-17) (age 41)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Cerina Fairfax (m. 2006)
Education Duke University (BA)
Columbia University (JD)

Justin Edward Fairfax (born February 17, 1979) is an American attorney and politician. He is the 41st and current Lieutenant Governor of Virginia since 2018. He is a member of the Democratic Party, he beat Republican nominee Jill Vogel in the 2017 election.

Fairfax is the second African American elected statewide, following Douglas Wilder, who was elected to the same position in 1985 and became Virginia Governor in the 1989.


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