|Municipality of St Helier, Jersey|
|Constituency||St Helier, Jersey|
|Residence||St Helier, Jersey|
Geraint Jennings is a Jersey politician and linguist.
Geraint Jennings was born in Saint Helier in 1966. He was educated at Victoria College Preparatory and Christ's Hospital. He graduated from University College, Oxford with a Master of Arts (Oxon) in Modern Languages. Further studies include a Licenciate Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College, London. He is fluent in Russian. His interests include art and illustration.
In 2007, he won first place "for the best short story in Norman" at the Fête Nouormande in Bricquebec for his story entitled "La frontchièthe".. He won first place again in 2008 for his story entitled "Feu et feunmée".
Jennings became politically active as a member of the Jersey Green Party though this organisation is no longer in existence and he now operates as an independent.
At a local level, he has enjoyed electoral success having been elected to the Municipality of the Parish of St Helier originally in 1996 as member of the Roads Committee (re-elected 1999, 2002, 2005).
In his role as an elected member of the Municipality of St Helier has masterminded the Parish cycling strategy.
He stood as Senator in 1993 on a Green Party ticket with Stuart Syvret and received 2,793 votes, then stood unsuccessfully for election to Deputy in St Helier District 3&4 (Stuart Syvret's vacant seat following the Senatorial election) in November 1993, and again in November 1996 achieving 568 votes.
He stood in a Senatorial by-election in February 1999 achieving 440 votes. In 2002 he stood in the Senatorial election, gaining 4,667 votes, and then in the 2002 Deputorial in St Helier District 3&4 he gained 486 votes.