Congressman Evan Jenkins
Congressman Evan Jenkins is honored to serve the people of the Third Congressional District of West Virginia in Congress.
A native of Huntington, Evan is proud to call West Virginia his home and has long been dedicated to serving its residents. In 1994, Evan was elected to serve in the West Virginia House of Delegates, where he represented Cabell and Wayne counties for three terms from 1995 to 2001. In 2002, he was elected to the West Virginia Senate, where he served three terms from 2003 to 2015. As a state legislator, Evan championed job creation, children’s issues, public safety and fiscal responsibility. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2014 and was sworn in on Jan. 6, 2015.
Evan has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He previously served as the executive director of the West Virginia State Medical Association and taught business law at Marshall University.
Evan and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Huntington with their three children. He is active in the community as a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington and has served as a volunteer leader for the American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State Area.