Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith (C) (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Carlos Guillermo Smith (C)
District Address:
Unit 3
4063 North Goldenrod Road
Winter Park, FL 32792-8914
(407) 681-5433

Capitol Address:
1402 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5049
political profile
  • House District:49
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Orange
  • District Information:view District 49 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives 2016
  • Born:December 31, 1980, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Education:Spanish River High School, 1995-1999; University of Central Florida, BS, Business Administration, 1999-2003
  • Occupation:Community Activist
  • Spouse:Jerick Mediavilla Negron of Corozal, Puerto Rico
  • Affiliations:Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2020-2022
    Legislative Progressive Caucus, Chair, 2017-2020
    Equality Florida Institute, Inc., Government Affairs Manager, 2015-2016
    Orange County Democratic Executive Committee, Chair, 2013-2015
  • Highlights:Florida Education Association, Champion of Public Education Award, 2020
    Florida PTA, Legislator of the Year Award, 2020
    Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Leadership Award, 2019
    Orlando Magazine, Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful People, 2019
    Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, Legislative Leadership Award, 2018
    Equality Florida, Champion of Equality Award, 2018
    The LGBT+ Center Orlando, LGBT Champion of Equality Award, 2018
    Orange County Classroom Teachers Association, Defender of Public Education Award, 2018
    Orlando Magazine, Orlando's 50 Most Powerful People, 2018
    Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, Premios El Josco Award, 2018
    American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Leadership and Commitment to Animal Welfare Award, 2017
    Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR Florida), Bravery and Fighting for Justice Award, 2017
    Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Inc., Legislative Advocacy Award, 2017
    Florida Education Association (FEA), Freshman Legislator Friend of Public Education Award, 2017
    Florida Young Democrats, Florida Democrat of the Year, 2017
    Hispanic Federation, Trailblazer Award, 2017
    League of Women Voters of Florida, Making Democracy Work Award, 2017
    Metropolitan Business Association, Community Champion of the Year, 2017
    Mi Familia Vota, Esperanza Award, 2017
    Victory Institute, Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award, 2017
    Florida Education Association (FEA), Human and Civil Rights Leadership Award, 2016
    Florida Young Democrats, Advocate of the Year, 2016
    Out Magazine OUT100's Survivors and Heroes of Pulse, 2016
    Watermark, Most Remarkable Person, 2015
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