Edward L. "Ed" JenningsJr.

District: 23 -- Democrat

Parts of Alachua, Marion

Committee Membership for 2004 - 2006 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Gainesville
Occupation:  President/CEO Jennings Development Group Inc.
Education:  University of Florida, B.A., Political Science, 1993
Born:  July 25, 1968, Gainesville, FL
History:  Father, Edward L. Jennings, Sr., Gainesville City Commissioner 1993-2000, Mayor 1996-1997
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  basketball, football, table tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently
First Vice Chair of Florida Caucus of Black State Legislators


Healthy Communities Initiative, Steering Committee 2000-present
Gainesville Builders Association, Board Member 1999-present
Gainesville Sports Organizing Committee, Board of Directors 1999-present
United Way of Alachua County, Board of Directors 1999-present
University Community Task Force, Steering Committee 1999-present
Leadership 2000, Alachua County Chapter, Chair 1997-present, State Summit Organizer 1998
Talents Investment Group Inc., Board of Directors 1997-present
Heritage 100, Steering Committee 1996-present
Alachua County Volunteer Center, Corporate Volunteer Council 1995-present
Leadership Gainesville Alumni Association, Board of Directors 1994-present
Rising Sun Lodge #10, Prince Hall Affiliated FA&M, Assistant Secretary 1992-present, Senior Warden 1996
American Council of Young Political Leaders 2002
East Gainesville Development Task Force, President/Chairman 1998-2000
Gainesville Enterprise Zone Development Agency, Board of Commissioners 1995-1997
Florida Blue Key, President 1994
Mt. Pisgah, Chapter #105, H.R.A.M., Prince Hall Affiliated, Treasurer 1993-1994
U.N.C.F. Alachua County, Board of Directors 1991-1992
Black Political Consortium, Steering Committee
Leadership Gainesville XXI, Graduate
Marion County Builders Association


TV 20/20, People to Know in Gainesville
Gainesville Sun, Person of the Year in Economic Revitalization 1999
Omicron Delta Kappa, Sophomore of the Year Award 1998
University of Florida Reitz Union, Outstanding Minority Leadership Award 1988
University of Florida, Presidential Minority Scholarship Award 1986, 1987
Savant UF Leadership Honorary 1987

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