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Juan's Story

Juan Pablo Jaramillo is the son of hard-working

janitors that came to America to escape violence

in Colombia. Because of their sacrifices, a

Revere high School alumni, class of 2012,

Juan earned a Bachelor’s degree from

UMass Boston, and while in school, he joined

his parents as a front line worker cleaning

intensive care units at Mass General Hospital. 

After graduating, Juan dedicated his career to public service, from interning

with Speaker Bob DeLeo’s office to serving as Budget Director for State Senator

Joseph Boncore. As Budget Director, he secured millions of dollars for Revere, from housing to public transportation to health care.

Juan mentors youth as a Revere Pop Warner football coach and works to represent frontline workers at Local 509, SEIU. He also worked to improve and professionalize city services as the Chief Administrative Officer in the City of Lawrence where he helped expand child care services and vaccine accessibility to working families. Last year, as Political Director at the Environmental League of Massachusetts, Juan was instrumental in helping elect climate champions to state government among them Attorney General Andrea Campbell and Governor Maura Healey both of whom have prioritized climate change and environmental justice in their policy agendas. 


Juan and his wife are homeowners in Revere where they live with their year-old son.

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