Kendrick B. Meek (born September 6, 1966), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing the 17th District of Florida (map). He was elected in 2002, succeeding his mother, Congresswoman Carrie Meek, who retired from the seat.
He was born in Miami, Florida, was educated at Florida A&M University, and was a member of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate before entering the House. He is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and a member of the "30 Something Working Group", a House caucus that consists of Democratic members in their 30's.
Rep. Meek serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Homeland Security.