Get to know Jose Felix Diaz

Jose Felix Diaz was born and raised in Miami, Florida.  Jose developed a love for public service as student body president of his high school and college.  While at the University of Miami, Jose was selected as Florida's College Student of the Year.  Soon therafter, Jose went on to Columbia Law School where he also received several notable distinctions including the American Bar Association’s Silver Key. Upon graduation, he returned to Miami to join the law firm of Akerman LLP, and was appointed to the American Bar Association's legislative body, the House of Delegates.

In November of 2010, Jose was elected to the Florida House of Representatives.  During his time as a legislator, Jose has been a champion for children, working on significant child welfare reforms, and sponsoring legislation to help keep our kids safe. Jose is a founding member of the RSLC’s Future Majority Caucus’ Executive Committee, which is helping recruit and support Republicans from diverse backgrounds at the state level. He is married to Therese, a middle school teacher, and has two young sons, Dominick and Christian.