He is the second Indian American to serve in the Ohio House after Jay Goyal who represented the 73rd District for three terms from 2006 to 2012.
Antani's parents came to the US in 1987 and settled in Washington Township. Later, they moved to Miami. His father Jaimini died in 2010.
Meanwhile, 18-year-old Saira Blair became America's youngest elected lawmaker as a delegate in the West Virginia House after defeating a 44-year-old attorney.
There are more than 7,300 state legislators in the US, and fewer than five percent are under the age of 30, according to Morgan Cullen, a policy analyst at the National Conference of State Legislatures. The average age in US Congress is 57, and the average age in the US Senate is 62.