Shawn Allen was born in Paterson, New Jersey and raised in the great state of Georgia. In 2010 Shawn attend Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, GA and was accepted into the Early Commissioning Army ROTC Program, and went on to earn his degree and his commission into the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant. Shawn served in the Georgia National Guard and participated in providing relief during the 2014 winter storm disaster, and two years later transitioned to the United States Army Reserves. Shawn continues to serve today in the Army Reserves as a First Lieutenant and has completed one combat tour overseas as a platoon leader.
When Shawn isn't serving our state and nation in uniform he resides in beautiful Norcross, GA where he owns and operates an online marketing agency and works in property management. Shawn also has a great amount of legislative experience from serving as Senior Legislative Aide and later as Chief of Staff to State Representative Mickey Stephens from 2013 - 2015 and has also served as a Legislative Assistant to the Georgia General Assembly. With a great deal of business, legislative, and military experience; Shawn Allen is an outstanding leader who will be able to accomplish great things for the people of Georgia's House District 99 and for the people of Georgia.