Shawn has dedicated his life to improving his community and the lives of those within it. He began this journey as a Boy Scout, learning early in life that giving back to the greater good is a legacy worth fighting for. When he was 19 years old, Shawn enlisted in the United States Army. He also volunteered for active duty in the United States Army after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. He served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and successfully prosecuted multiple cases against sexual predators, resulting in his appointment to the Fort Stewart Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Board. Shawn deployed with the Third Infantry Division to Iraq as part of the surge forces in 2007.
Shawn is married to Andrea Pinkston and together they are raising four children. He has resided on Daniel Island since 2010, attends Seacoast Church, and has volunteered to benefit his community in many ways. Shawn is a lawyer and the owner of a small business that supplies medical equipment to fellow veterans. He graduated from Berea College, a Christian school located in Kentucky, with a BA in History and earned his law degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law. Prior to law school, Shawn worked as Communications Director for a member of the United States Congress and in that same capacity for the President of the Kentucky State Senate.
Shawn's Community Involvement
· Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10624, Lifetime Member
· Exchange Club of Daniel Island
· Daniel Island Community Association, Past Board Member
· Daniel Island Neighborhood Association, Past Vice President
· Rotary Club of Daniel Island, Past Member
· Little League Coach, Charleston Recreation Department
Contributions can be made below or checks mailed to:
Committee to Elect Shawn
295 Seven Farms Drive, Suite C117
Daniel Island, SC 29492