Harold Hardnett, a native Atlantan, is the third of four children born to Johnny and Helen Hardnett. He grew up in southwest Atlanta and attended Walter F. White Elementary School. Hardnett graduated from Frederick Douglass High School where he played on the football team and was an active member of the local chapter of Future Business Leaders of America.
Hardnett was accepted into the historic Morris Brown College where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. While in college, he became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and started his own business, Hardnett Enterprises, Incorporated. Under the umbrella of this corporation, the young businessman created three entities that included vending machines, real estate investments and commercial cleaning. The commercial cleaning business continues to grow and maintains an impressive list of clients. Hardnett Enterprises also manages and leases rental properties to low-income families.
Neighborhood Planning Unit-R- Executive Committee, 8 years
Atlanta Planning Advisory Board- Public Safety Chairman, 3 years
Atlanta Citizens Review Board, 2 years Atlanta Dog Taskforce, newly created and appointed by Police Zone Commander
Co-sponsored Campbellton Road Business and Merchants Association Clean Up Projects
Continually holds several public safety town hall meetings throughout the District 11