Jose Felix Diaz was born and raised in Miami, Florida. The son of Cuban exiles, Jose grew up in the Westchester area. Early on, he took an interest in public service when he was elected to serve as student body president of both Saint Brendan High School and of the University of Miami. After being named Florida College Student of the Year, Jose went on to Columbia Law School in New York City where he received several notable distinctions. A real estate attorney, he has served a board member of the American Bar Association's House of Delegates, the Cuban American Bar Association and CHARLEE Homes for Children.
In 2010, Jose was elected to the Florida House of Representatives. He has since been named Vice-Chairman of both the Dade Delegation and the House Community & Military Affairs Committee. Jose has dedicated himself to balancing our state budget, bringing jobs back to Miami-Dade County, and protecting our children through stronger child protection measures. Jose is married to Therese, a public school teacher, and, together, they have one son and another on the way.Learn More