Biography

Jason Rojas is proud to serve the 9th Assembly District, which is composed of parts of East Hartford and Manchester. The district covers much of southeastern East Hartford (Hills Street, Oak Street, Silver Lane, Forbes Street, as well as the Mayberry Village and Sunset Hills neighborhoods) and a portion of southern eastern Manchester (neighborhoods of Keeney and Verplanck elementary schools and Hillstown).

Representative Rojas serves as the House chair of the legislature's Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee. He is also a member of the Planning and Development Committee.

A lifelong resident of East Hartford, Jason attended East Hartford Public Schools and was the first in his family to graduate from college, earning a history degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in public policy from Trinity College.

Outside of the legislature, Jason is chief of staff to the president and director of community relations at Trinity College. He also serves on the board of directors of Billings Forge Community Works and Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance as well as the Board of Trustees of the Boys and Girls Club of Hartford.

Jason is a former member of the East Hartford Town Council and Board of Education as well as the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Commission on Public Secondary Schools.

Jason's policy interests include government finance and tax policy, inter-municipal cooperation and education. Jason puts a particular emphasis on constituent service and encourages constituents to contact him with concerns, questions and ideas about how to move our district, communities and state forward.

Jason is married to his high school sweetheart, Sarah, and they have three children and two cats named Noodles and Kix.