Jervonte "Tae" Edmonds

District: 88 -- Democrat


Legislative Aide:
Sylvia Sharps
District Aide:
La'Tania Cruz
Part of Palm Beach

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  West Palm Beach
Occupation:  CEO and Founder
Education:  Florida Atlantic University, BA, 2015; Dale Carnegie Leadership Institute, Graduate; Florida State University College of Business Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship for Nonprofit Executives, Graduate
Born:  June 11, 1991, Titusville, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  reading and writing books

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on March 8, 2022, reelected subsequently.

Affiliations

Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County, Executive Board Member
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, Trustee
Edna Runner Tutorial Center, Board Member
Legacy MIA Magazine’s “40 under 40”, Executive Board Member, Honoree
Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, Executive Trustee
Salvation Army, Advisory Board Member
Sequel’s Palm Beach Youth Academy, Advisory Board Member
South Florida Fair, Board Member
City of Delray Beach, past Education Board Member

Highlights

Black Chamber of Commerce PBC, Nonprofit of the Year, Small Category Nominee, 2023
Children's Book Author, Everything Will Be Fine (2022), To the Moon and Back (2020), Adventures of the Rich and Famous (2018)
Nonprofits First, Nonprofit of the Year, Small Category Nominee, 2022
Leadership Palm Beach County, Leadership Excellence Nominee, 2021
Nonprofits First, Nonprofit of the Year, Small Category Nominee, 2021
West Palm Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Keeper of the Torch Award, 2021
Bethune Cookman University, PBC Alumni Chapter, Excellence and Integrity Award, 2020
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, Tikkun Olam Award Honoree, 2020
Legacy Miami Magazine, Builder Award, 2020
Nonprofits First, Nonprofit of the Year, Small Category, 2020
Palm Beach Illustrated, Best Outstanding Academic Program, 2020
Leadership Palm Beach County, Graduate, 2019
MLK Coordinating Committee, Certificate of Achievement Honoree, 2019
National Association of Black Journalists, Black Male Project Award, 2019
Nonprofits First, Nonprofit Executive of the Year Nominee, 2019
Project 12, Mr. January, 2019
She Motivates LLC, Most Influential Award, 2019
Aspire to Inspire, Youth Leadership Award, 2018
Legacy Miami Magazine, 40 Under 40, Today and Tomorrow's Leader Award, 2018
National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW), South Palm Beach Chapter, Men of Standards Award, 2018
Leaders Recognizing Leaders, Distinguished Honoree Award, 2017
New Leaders Council (NLC) Palm Beach, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2017
FAU Lead & Serve, Change Agent of the Year Alumni Award, 2016
Progressive Black Men, National President of the Year, 2015

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