Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Jay Collins (R)
Jay Collins
District Address:
Suite 217 (One President's Plaza)
4902 Eisenhower Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 281-2538

Capitol Address:
304 Senate Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5014
political profile
  • Senate District:14
  • First Elected:
  • Terms Out:2030
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Hillsborough
  • District Information:District map
  • Legislative Service:
  • Born:Scobey, Montana
  • Moved to Florida:2019
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian
  • Education:Norwich University, 2012, with Honors
    American Military University, B.S., Health Sciences, 2010, Suma Cum Laude
    Special Forces Qualification Course, 2005, Leadership Award as chosen by peers and cadre
  • Occupation:Chief Programs Officer of a national 501(c)(3) with a focus on food needs in and out of disaster zones
  • Spouse:Layla Sangid Collins of Princeton, WV
  • Children:Gabe, Colt
  • Affiliations:NRA
    American Legion
    Military Order of the Purple Heart
    Special Forces Association
  • Former Service:Volunteer coach, 2015-2018
    Community Watch, President
    WDAEM Advisory Council
    USASOC Leadership Advisory Council
    Norwich Organizational Leadership Advisory Council