Nadia Garnett


"Follow your passion; it will lead to your purpose."


I was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. I did my first political internship my senior year in high school with my State Representative and served as a messenger at the State Capitol during the legislative session. That internship changed my life! I have been working in politics ever since.

First Job

I worked as a clerk at TLC Landscaping. I sold everything from tomato plants to dogwood trees to pallets of sod.

Career Highlights

Serving as the National African American Vote Director for Hillary for America!

Guiding Principles

Always do your best! (h/t Mary Garnett) Follow your passion; it will lead to your purpose. (h/t Oprah Winfrey)


My parents

Giving Back

Proud board member of the First Coast Technical College Education Foundation. My mother worked at the school for many years before she passed away and I administer her memorial scholarship.

Proudest Moment

Presenting my mother’s memorial scholarship!

Perfect Day

A day at the beach

Outside Interests


Favorite Sport/sports Team

Florida State Seminoles

Favorite Food

All things BACON!


Cooking for friends and family


Palatka, FL


Florida State University