Jaime is a lifetime resident of Union City. He grew up in the Decoto District and is raising his 17-year-old daughter there as a single parent.

He attended schools in the New Haven Unified School District his whole life and graduated from James Logan High School in 1989. Jaime was a member of the first Forensics Team at Logan, coached by Mr. Tommie Lindsey.

Jaime graduated from Chabot College with associate degrees in business administration and administration of justice. He later received his BA in Political Science from CSU Hayward and received an MBA from CSU East Bay.

Jaime was on the Union City Human Relations Commission from 2011-2018 and served as Chair from 2013-2016. While on the Human Relations Commission, he is proud to have co-authored the City’s Compassionate City Resolution. He also served on the Itliong/Vera Cruz Renaming Committee, the Union City Police Department Strategic Plan Steering Committee, and the General Plan Advisory Committee.

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