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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.

How did Junior get here?

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. Junior attended the University of Texas at Arlington and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. Mr. Ezeonu 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.


More about Junior

Outside of city governance Junior works as a political consultant helping elect thoughtful leaders to state & local offices across the United States. His passion to improve lives and inspire others led to him pursue service as a council member for the great city of Grand Prairie and he works daily to provide excellent service to the amazing residents of Grand Prairie.

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