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meet dr. jared williams

As a native Texan raised in southwest Fort Worth, Dr. Jared Williams has dedicated his life's work to listening, learning and fighting alongside communities to ensure that opportunities reach more families across the District, City and State.

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humble beginnings.

Jared was raised by working parents who served more than 40 combined years as public school teachers in District 6. His mother, Adrian, retired as a second-grade teacher from Poynter Elementary, and his father, Joseph, retired as a English teacher from South Hills High School. Early on, his parents taught him and his brother the value of working hard and helping others.

the next chapter.

After graduating from North Crowley High School, Jared went on to earn his doctorate in environmental science & science education from the University of North Texas. He worked alongside local residents and families as a graduate student to create local solutions on issues such as water conservation, smarter waste management and sustainable urban infrastructure.  

forward thinking.

Once he finished school, Jared returned to serve in the District that he calls home. Since then, he has continued to organize neighbors on important local and state issues. Jared has partnered with Fort Worth communities to ensure better career options for marginalized communities, affordable housing solutions for vulnerable neighbors and excellent and equitable public schools for families. Dr. Williams brings a people-first approach to leadership, a proven equity lens when making decisions and a deep passion for serving the community that raised him. He will work tirelessly to ensure that our families experience the very best in Fort Worth.

what he's achieved

  • Fort Valley State University

    Earned a Bachelor of Science in Plant Science in the College of Agriculture
  • Texas Christian University

    Earned a Master of Science in Environmental Science, studying Urban Stormwater Infrastructure
  • University of North Texas

    Earned his Doctorate in Environmental Science & Science Education, studying Sustainable Urban Infrastructure & Development
  • City of Dallas Water Conservation Division - Dallas Environmental education initiative (EEI)

    Worked with thousands of families to improve water conservation & smarter waste management in North Texas.
  • Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), managing partner of the Ft. Worth Botanic Garden

    Expanded opportunities at BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for underrepresented children to access 21st century careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Tarrant Area Food Bank

    Serves on the board of directors working with communities to eliminate hunger by providing food, education and resources.
  • DRC Housing Solutions

    Serves on the board of directors working to provide respectful, responsible and effective community-based solutions that help individuals and families emerge from homelessness as productive, healthy people.
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

    Works with local members to expand voter access, community advocacy and youth programs as the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-American Men.
  • Beta Tau Lambda Charitable Foundation

    Serves on the board of directors providing philanthropic support for the students and critical needs of the Greater Fort Worth Community
  • Friends of I.M. Terrell Foundation

    Serves on the board of directors, building community partnerships and generating private donations that strengthen public funding for the student apprentices of I.M. Terrell Academy.
  • Leadership ISD

    Organizes Tarrant County communities to champion bold local and state-level policy that promotes excellence and racial equity in public education.
  • Tarrant County College

    Serves as an Adjunct professor of biology at the Tarrant County College District’s Trinity River Campus.
  • South fort worth baptist fellowship

    Faith-building being an important part of Jared’s life, he serves as the Chair of Finance at his church, spreading love and humanity through faithful service.

our priorities

We can create solutions to our most fundamental challenges in ways that lead to a thriving economy. That’s why, as a city, we must expand plans that ensure that EVERY Fort Worth...
  • Child receives an excellent education
  • Neighbor can live affordably
  • Community has quality resources to be safe, healthy, and well
  • Resident & Visitor experiences a culturally rich and modern city
  • Worker & Business have meaningful economic opportunities

We believe in people-first leadership, community-based decision-making and the power of people coming together to create a more just and prosperous Fort Worth for everyone. That’s why we are building our platform WITH the people. Help our campaign create people-inspired plans that work for you, your family and neighbors. Tell us what priorities are important to you and your family!

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our district

Fort Worth’s Council District 6 is a unique place to live with a rich diversity that is unmatched. With over 100,000 residents and many businesses, the district has a rich diversity of people - an undeniable strength that will lead to a resilient future of growth across every neighborhood.

Many of the families in our district call these neighborhoods home:

Candleridge, Candle Ridge West, Chisholm Trail Ranch, Coventry, Far Southwest, Garden Acres Area, Greenridge Neighbors, Hulen Bend, Hulen Heights,  Hulen Springs Meadow, Kingswood Place, Llano Springs, Meadowcreek, Meadows of Candleridge, Panther Heights, Quail Ridge, Ridgeview, Stone Meadow, Summer Creek, Summer Creek Ranch, Summer Creek South, The Parks of Deer Creek, Tovolo Park, Wedgwood, Wedgwood East, Wedgwood South, Wedgwood Square, and more.

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