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]


Jeremy Faison was born on September 14, 1976 in Monroe, Georgia.[1] He was home-schooled and graduated from Victory Christian Academy (Jacksonville, Florida) in 1995.[3] He also attended Clearwater Christian College and Northland Baptist Bible College.[1]

Faison is married with five children.[4] They reside in Cosby, Tennessee.[1] He is a worship leader at his church. [1] He plays several musical instruments.[4] Faison and wife own a pest and wildlife control business in Newport, Tennessee.[5][self-published source] 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.[6] He is a member of the National Rifle Association and the Tennessee Hunters Association. He has been given a grade of "A" by the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund, a group supporting 2nd Amendment Rights in the American political process. [7]

On February 1, 2019, Faison was severely injured in a car crash in Smith County, Tennessee. Faison survived and was taken to the hospital, with a broken nose and cracked ribs; he also received stitches in his head. He acknowledged that he was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the incident.[8]


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  2. ^ "House Districts". Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Jeremy Faison - State House, 11th District". Knoxville News Sentinel. 10 October 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Jeremy Faison for state House, 11th District". Knoxville News Sentinel. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Biography". Jeremy Faison. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  6. ^ Yancey, Tom (12 October 2010). "Jeremy Faison Runs For State House Seat". The Greeneville Sun. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Grades & Endorsements". Archived from the original on 15 October 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ WJHL, WKRN (2019-02-02). "State Rep. Jeremy Faison stable after car crash". WJHL. Retrieved 2019-02-02.