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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 Cut-

    • On September 21st, 2021 our City Council voted in favor of reducing the property tax rate for the first time in 20 years.

    • The half-cent property tax cut will bring down the rate to $0.664998 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-

    • On September 7th, 2021 our City Council voted in favor of bringing a Micro-Transit Ridesharing Program to Grand Prairie.

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

    • VIA Grand Prairie is scheduled to launch April 12th.

  • 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.