05/12/1984 -

HARRIS, Jordan A., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 12, 1984; graduated, John Bartram Motivation High School, 2002; B.A., governmental and political affairs, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2006; M.Ed., education, Cabrini College, 2008; Ph.D. candidate, educational leadership, Neumann University; finance director, committee to elect State Representative Tony Payton, Jr. (2006); senior policy advisor, campaign to elect State Representative Kenyatta Johnson (2008); appointed, executive director, Philadelphia’s Youth Commission (2010-2012); president, board of directors, Lincoln Day Educational Center; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012; reelected to the House for 5 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Whip (2019-2022); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2019-present); elected, Majority Whip (January 3, 2023-February 28, 2023); elected, Majority Appropriations Chair (February 28, 2023-present); member, council of trustees, Millersville University of Pennsylvania (2016-present).

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