Who is Alvin Brown?
Alvin Brown is an American politician. He was the first African American to be elected as the Mayor. From 2011 to 2015 he served as the Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida. He is a Democrat.
Alvin Brown Personal Details
|Full Name||Alvin Brown|
|Birth Date||12 June 1962|
|Age||58 years old|
|Birth Place||Beaufort, South California|
|Education||The University of Jacksonville (BA, MBA)|
|Social Media||Twitter / Youtube|
Alvin Brown Age, Birthday
Alvin Brown was born on June 12, 1962, in Beaufort, South California. He is fifty-eight years old as of November 2020. He celebrates his birthday on June 12th, each year.
Alvin Brown Family
Alvin Brown was raised by a single mother and grandmother who taught values of humility, faith, and hard work. He moved to Jacksonville in 1981.
Alvin Brown Education
Alvin Brown earned his bachelor’s degree from Edward Waters College. He gained a Master of Business Administration degree from Jacksonville University.
Alvin Brown Career
Alvin Brown began his career as an intern for Senator Bill Nelson while Nelson was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as a staff member of the Clinton Gore transition team from 1992 to 1993. He also worked as a member of Ron Brown’s staff in the Clinton administration at the United States Department of Commerce.
Alvin Brown served as an advisor to Andrew Cuomo, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the 1990s. Additionally, he also served President Bill Clinton and Vice President AL Gore. In the Clinton administration, he served as deputy administrator for Community Development, Rural Business and Cooperative Development Services at the United States Department of Agriculture, executive director of the White House Community Empowerment Board, executive director of the Office of Special Actions at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He was also a senior advisor for Urban Policy, vice-chair of the White House Community Empowerment Board, and co-chair of the White House Task Force on Livable Communities.
After serving in the Clinton administration, Avin Brown served as Executive in Residence at Jacksonville University’s Davis School of Business. He was also the president and CEO of the Willie Gary Classic Foundation, executive director of the Bush/Clinton Katrina Interfaith Fund, and chairman of the Board of the National Black MBA Association.
In 2011, Alvin Brown raced for Mayor of Jacksonville. He won the election defeating Mike Hogan, a Republican by 1,648 votes. He became the first African American elected as Mayor of Jacksonville as well as the first Democrat elected since Ed Austin in 1991. He was sworn into office on July 1, 2011. Alvin Brown ran for re-election in 2015 but he lost to Republican Lenny Curry.
Alvin Brown Wife, Children
Alvin Brown is married to Santhea Brown. They first met in Washington DC. They have two sons together, Joshua and Jordan.
Alvin Brown Net Worth
Alvin Brown has not revealed his net worth yet. He has made a huge income from being a great politician.
Alvin Brown Recent News
Alvin Brown was named a candidate for United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Biden Administration in November 2020.
Alvin Brown Social Media Links
Youtube: Mayor Alvin Brown