Javier will be a voice for equality in the Florida House of Representatives
Javier was born and raised in Miami. Born to cuban immigrant parents and graduating from Miami-Dade Public Schools, Javier has deep roots in his community and his district. His family struggled throughout his life, but always built themselves back up. Javier learned the virtues of hardwork and dedication from his family especially his mother. He is proud of his heritage and of being a member of the LGBTQ community. Having volunteered on several campaigns including those for Pres. Obama and Hillary Clinton, Javier found a deep love and passion for politics. Especially important to him is the need for equality, defending public education and ensuring his voters voices are heard. Currently including running for office, he is the Legislative Liaison for the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and a Board Member of the Miami-Dade Democratic LGBTA Caucus.
In 2018, Javier launched a campaign for State Representative in District 105. While the GOP outspent the campaign 60 to 1, with the support of his friends and family, he came within 417 votes of flipping 105. Much of the campaign was fought on the ground, Javier and his campaign knocked on over 4,000 doors and spoke to the voters about the issues that mattered to them.