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Jewel Jacobia "Jay" Walker


In office
2007 – Present
Preceded by Darryl A. Kelley
Constituency Prince Georges County

Born January 24, 1972 (1972-01-24) (age 37)
Los Angeles, California
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Monique (Anderson) Walker
Residence Fort Washington, Maryland
Occupation entrepreneur , sports commentator
Religion Christian
Jay Walker
Date of birth: January 24, 1972 (1972-01-24) (age 37)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
Jersey №: 6
College: Long Beach State
Howard
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 7 / Pick: 198
Organizations
 As player:
1994
1996-1997
New England Patriots
Minnesota Vikings

Jay Walker is an American politician who represents district 26 in the Maryland House of Delegates.

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Background

Born in California, January 24, 1972, Delegate Walker attended University High School in Los Angeles and graduated from Howard University with a B.A. in political science.

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Pro quarterback

Walker is also a former quarterback in National Football League, having been drafted in the 7th round of the 1994 draft by the New England Patriots, he also played for the Minnesota Vikings for two years.[1]

He played his college ball at Howard University and Long Beach State. Walker transferred from Long Beach State when football was eliminated as a sport at the school. At Howard he was the single-season leader in pass completions and in passing yardage. "SkyWalker", as he was called at Howard, also holds the single-game record for most pass completions with 38 and was selected to the All-MEAC teams of 1992 and 1993. As the quarterback, Walker led the Howard Bison to an undefeated regular season in 1993.[2] In 2005, Walker was voted into the Howard University Athletics Hall of Fame.[1] Currently, he is CEO and President of Walker Financial Services, an analyst for ESPNU and broadcasts football games on the MBC Network.

In the legislature

Delegate Walker has been a member of House of Delegates since January 2007. He serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and its education and finance resources subcommittees. He is also a member of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland.[2]

Legislative notes

  • voted for the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007 (HB359)[3]
  • sponsored House Bill 30 in 2007, Establishing the Maryland Educational FundHouse Bill 30

References


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