Jeremy Faison

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Jeremy Faison is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the Eleventh District.[1] He represents all of Cocke County and part of Greene County and Jefferson County.[2] He has labeled himself "The Conservative."[3]

Biography[edit]

Jeremy Faison was born on September 14, 1976 in Monroe, Georgia.[1] His father was a minister.[4] He was home-schooled and graduated from Victory Christian Academy (Jacksonville, Florida) in 1995.[5] He also attended Clearwater Christian College and Northland Baptist Bible College.[1]

Faison is married with five children.[6] They reside in Cosby, Tennessee.[1] He is a Christian, a worship leader at his church, and pro-life.[1] He plays several musical instruments.[6] Faison and wife own a pest and wildlife control business in Newport, Tennessee.[4] He is a past president of the Cocke County Republican Party and member of the Cocke County Chamber of Commerce.[1]

In 2010, he defeated Eddie Yokley to become Tennessee State Representative for the Eleventh District.[7] It was his first run for office.[7] He is a member of the National Rifle Association and the Tennessee Bear Hunters Association.[1] He has been given a grade of "A" by the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Rep. Jeremy Faison". Representatives - TN General Assembly. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "House Districts". Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tennessee Republican Party Candidate Spotlight". Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Biography". Jeremy Faison. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Jeremy Faison - State House, 11th District". Knoxville News Sentinel. 10 October 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Jeremy Faison for state House, 11th District". Knoxville News Sentinel. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Yancey, Tom (12 October 2010). "Jeremy Faison Runs For State House Seat". The Greeneville Sun. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Grades & Endorsements". Retrieved 24 October 2012.