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WHO IS JUNIOR?

Junior Ezeonu is a Grand Prairie City Council Member representing the entire city of Grand Prairie as an at-large member. Junior was elected to the city council in June of 2021 in a run-off election after defeating an incumbent who had served for 12 years. Mr. Ezeonu is the first African-American council member to represent the city of Grand Prairie since the early 1990s, and he is also the youngest elected council member in Grand Prairie history. Councilman Ezeonu is of Nigerian descent and was born in Onitsha, Nigeria and moved to the state of Texas at the age of 2 years old. He is a graduate of UT Arlington and has a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. Junior integrates the knowledge and understanding from his educational background to provide the City of Grand Prairie with high level service to improve the quality of life for all residents of the city. During college Junior served as a substitute teacher/tutor and educated students throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. He has worked in the Oak Cliff, Highland Hills, Pleasant Grove communities of Dallas as well as Fort Worth, Carrollton & Mansfield. His passion to improve lives and inspire others led to him serving as a substitute teacher and he has carried that same passion to his service as a council member for the city of Grand Prairie. 

Our Accomplishments

Let's Continue Building A Better

Grand Prairie

  • Property Tax Cuts-

    • As of October 1st, 2022 we have now cut property taxes for the 2nd year straight. 

    • Last year we reduced the property tax rate for for the first time in 20 years.

    • This second straight half-cent property tax cut will bring down the rate to $0.664000 per $100 of assessed property value. 

    • I will continue working with my fellow Council Members and Mayor to provide additional tax savings for our residents. 

  • VIA Grand Prairie-

    • VIA Grand Prairie Launched on April 12th, 2022.

    • The automobiles transport our residents anywhere within Grand Prairie city limits for the cost of $3 per ride. As well as taking students to nearby Universities and Colleges such as UT Arlington, TCC SE for $3 per ride & Dallas Community College Mountain View Campus and Dallas Baptist University for $4 per ride.

    • The program runs from Monday-Saturday during the hours of 6am-9pm.

  • MLK JR BLVD Dedication-

    • On August 17th, 2021 our City Council voted in favor of changing NW & SW 19th street to ML King JR BLVD. 

    • On August 28th, 2021 the street signs were officially changed to ML King JR BLVD.

  • Dolores Huerta Rd Dedication-

    • On April 30th, 2022 our City renamed blocks of 2nd street to Dolores Huerta Rd.

    • Dolores Huerta is a labor and civil rights leader who cofounded the National Farmworkers Association alongside Cesar Chavez.