Congresswoman Corrine Brown has dedicated her life to community and public service.
Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Congresswoman Brown attended Forest Park Elementary School before going on to Northwest High School and Stanton College Prep in Jacksonville.
Widely known as an enthusiastic fan of Rattler collegiate sports, Congresswoman Brown earned her bachelor’s degree at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University in Tallahassee where she joined the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.
After FAMU, Congresswoman Brown attended graduate school at the University of Florida in Gainesville where she earned master degrees in education. Congresswoman Brown has worked as a school teacher and a guidance counselor. She also owned a small business.
For 10 years Congresswoman Brown served as a member of the Florida Legislature before she was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1992 to represent a district that stretched from Jacksonville to Orlando.
Congresswoman Brown currently serves as the top Democrat on the Committee on Veterans Affairs and senior member on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Despite a busy schedule in Washington, Congresswoman Brown frequently comes home to the district to meet and discuss issues with constituents, business leaders and local officials. In addition, she has sponsored job fairs and workshops with constituents, veterans, small businesses, homeowners and others.