Bachelor, Northeastern State University. Master in Education, Northeastern State University.
He currently serves as a whip for the Democratic caucus. After graduating from Vinita High School in 1970, he enlisted in the United States. Navy. He was stationed on the United States Ship Independence until his honorable discharge.
After the Navy, he received his Associate of Arts degree from Northeastern Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College and his Bachelor and M.Ed from Northeastern State University.
Before being elected to office, he served as an administrator for Locust Grove Public Schools in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. Along with being an elected official, Hoskin is also the chief of staff to principal chief of the Cherokee Nation Bill John Baker.
Hoskin was elected to the House in 2006, defeating Republican Wayland Smalley in the 2006 election, after the incumbent, Joe Eddins, retired. Hoskin serves on the Appropriations & Budget, Public Safety, Veterans & Military Affairs committees, as well as the Redistricting Eastern Oklahoma Subcommittee and the Joint Committee on Appropriations & Budget.
Married Stephanie (Reichert) H. Children: Amy, Charles.