Following the tragic death of her father, Jade Jimenez, dental hygiene senior at UT Health San Antonio Dentistry, was appointed to his old seat in the Floresville, TX, City Council. Jimenez is the youngest LatinX woman to sit on the city council.
“I was honored when the city council appointed me to take his seat. It was a bittersweet moment, but I know my father was proud of me and was smiling from above. I look forward to continue bettering the city of Floresville and bringing in the younger generation to make a difference,” said Councilwoman Jimenez.
Upon her appointment, Jade Jimenez became the youngest Hispanic female to sit on the Floresville city council.