Jorgel Chavez - Los Angeles
Responsibility, integrity, and transparency are some of the many words that describe Jorgel Chavez. Having been elected to the Bell Gardens City Council in November 2020, Jorgel is the youngest councilmember serving throughout Los Angeles County. Jorgel graduated from Bell Gardens High School in 2015, making him the first in his family to graduate high school and attend higher education. Upon graduation, he attended Long Beach City College for five semesters and a semester at San Francisco State University. After graduating from Long Beach City College with two associates of art for transfer degrees in Political Science and Communications Studies, Jorgel transferred to the University of Southern California.
In May 2021, Jorgel graduated from the University of Southern California with his Masters in Public Administration, Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, and a Minor in Communications, Policy, and Law. He has applied what his higher education has taught him into policy to better Bell Gardens' constituents quality of life Jorgel is proud of his hometown and takes pride in having grown up in Bell Gardens. He will continue to advocate for his community on social, environmental, educational, and economic issues as he understands what it means to live and breathe the struggle.