Aja Brown, is Compton's 33 year-old mayor, and is aiming to revitalize and re-brand one of the poorest, most gang ridden cities in the nation. Compton Mayor Aja Brown made history as the City’s youngest elected Mayor at the age of 31.
Compton Mayor Aja Brown spoke out Monday regarding allegations that she and council members have been illegally boosting their salaries for years. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Brown and other council members payed themselves for commission meetings that sometimes lasted only about a minute.
In that letter, the district attorney's office reportedly warned Compton officials could be prosecuted if the high payments continued.