Sandra Givens Scott was born to the late Mrs. Mamie Givens Jones and Samuel N. givens in Quincy, Florida. She graduated from Havana High School and earned her BS Degree from Florida A&M University School of Business and Industry in Business Management. She joined the United States Army in 1984 and served in Seoul, Korea, Ft. Hood, Texas, and Nuernberg, Germany. She married MSG Edward Scott (26) and had one son, Dexter. She now has a grandson Lucas. She received her teacher certification from Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia and has taught school for twenty years.
She entered the World of Politics in 2008 as a member of the Clayton County Board of Education. She ran for State Representative, District 76, in 2010, where she still serves. She represents North Henry ( Ellenwood, Lighthouse, Shakerag, and Swan Lake) precincts and in Clayton she represents Conley, Rex, Ellenwood, Morrow, and Lake City. She works everyday to “Keep You Informed” on what is happening in the State of Georgia. Her favorite saying is ” If I can just help One Person a day then, my Living will not be in Vain.”
She attends Travelers Rest M B Church under the leadership of Pastor Arthur Powell. She is the former Chair of the Clayton County Delegation (2014-2016). She is the former State Director for Women in Government and National Foundation of Women Legislators where she has recenly (2016) been voted to the Board of Directors. She was the 2013 Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Legislator of the Year and served as Whip from 2014-2016. She was Awarded the NFWL 2013 Woman of Excellence Award in Washington, DC and she is a member of NOBEL Women. She is a member of the Georgia Women Caucus, Working Family Caucus, WILL/WAND, Clayton and Henry County NAACP, Henry County Democratic Women, and a former member of the GLBC Executive Committee. She currently serves on the following House Committees: Human Relations and Aging, Science and Technology, Reapportionment, Veterans Affairs and Special Rules.