|Name||Jason H. Kendall|
Altamonte Springs, Florida , United States
|| 00, 1977
Aug 15, 2012 02:24pm
Caucasian - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Gay Marriage - Health Care Reform - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions -
|Info||I was born in Orange Park, Florida in 1977 and moved to Maitland in 1980. I attended Lake Orienta elementary, Milwee Middle School and Lyman High School. Always a lover of nature and the outdoors, it is my goal to ensure that the future generations get to experience Florida as I did, as it is one of the best places to grow up in the nation. |
One of the biggest influences in my life is my family.
My father grew up in Orlando and attended Edgewater High School. He started driving a truck for Hughes Supply, Inc at the age of 17 and has worked for the company for over 51 years. He has taught me that hard work, dedication and discipline are the keys to a happy and successful life. My mother has worked for the Seminole County school system for over 25 years and has just retired as a teacher from Lake Orienta Elementary School. Her dedication to teaching the young minds of Seminole County has been an inspiration and has reinforced the power of education as a fundamental key to a prosperous and happy life.
After graduating from Lyman HS in 1995, I attended the University of South Florida where I studied history and political philosophy. After taking a pre-LSAT test, I was unsure of whether or not I was prepared to commit to Law School as I had not yet even experienced the real world. I needed a change so in 1997, I decided to put my studies on hold and moved to Los Angeles, California. After LA, I moved to New York City- I quickly gained the real world experience I was seeking. At the age of 24, I returned to Washington & Jefferson College and earned a degree in Political Science. After graduation, I attended Norwich University where I received a Masters degree in U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. With a Masters degree, I moved to Washington D.C. to work with a non-profit organization that taught High School students about the American political system. I missed the sunshine of Florida though and returned to Orlando in 2009 where I was accepted to Florida A&M’s college of law.
Law school was challenging but quickly I realized that am not a lawyer. After the first year, I withdrew and ran for Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor here in Seminole County. I won the seat and learned a great deal about local politics. Currently, I work with a small company that helps small businesses utilize social media in order to grow their business. I find great satisfaction in helping small business owners benefit from social media in order to increase their profits while decreasing their advertising budget. In the spring of 2012, I was accepted to Walden University where I am currently studying U.S. Public Policy. I have always enjoyed politics and have a great passion in finding out how to make government better for everyone while reducing the ever increasing burden of taxes and debt.