Jai Daggett Announces Candidacy for Pearland City Council
Pearland, Texas – September 21, 2019 – Jai Daggett, community volunteer and advocate, and small business owner, announced his candidacy for the Pearland City Council. Jai will compete for Pearland City Council, Position 2, a seat recently vacated by Derrick Reed who is running for Texas’ Congressional District 22 seat.
“I’m extremely proud to be a part of the fabric of the City of Pearland. Pearland now faces challenges such as traffic congestion, public safety and fiscal responsibility. These issues require immediate action and strong leadership,” said Jai.
“My background as a small business owner, and as someone who has spent 14 years in the corporate sector, has given me the qualifications and skillset to take on these challenges and come up with innovative and comprehensive solutions. I am ready to lead Pearland in a positive direction and will fight to protect the quality of life for ALL our residents, including our families, our seniors, and our young people,” Jai continued.
Jai has been committed to giving back to the community that he loves and calls home by serving on a local Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board along with several other education, health and child welfare boards including: Southwest Charter Schools, The Christus Foundation, and Child Advocates. He’s worked with the local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the aftermath of Hurricane IKE providing Point of Dispense support and resource distribution.
Jai has dedicated his time to ensuring the success of his neighborhood’s annual National Night Out event, planning and organizing it for the past several years now. National Night Out is a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. He’s also a regular volunteer for the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program in Alvin I.S.D. Watch D.O.G.S. is a nationally- recognized program that uses the positive influence of fathers and father-figures to be a presence in the schools and to be a positive and active role model for students at their school.
He is a member of the New Hope Church in Pearland and regularly volunteers his time with local cub and girl scouts. He has been married to Katie Daggett for 11 years and is the proud father of two children, Kaia, age 9 and Jaison, age 6. Jai Daggett Announces Candidacy for Pearland City Council