We move on to District 4, which is being vacated by incumbent Paula Harris. I trust that Jolanda Jones is a familiar name to everyone reading this. Attorney, activist, former Alief Elsik and UH track star, Olympic trials qualifier, Survivor contestant, and two-term At Large City Council member, Jones is a well-known figure in Houston. Jones also has a compelling personal story of overcoming poverty and tragedy to be a success, and she has always been a voice for the underdog. We had a lot to talk about, and you can listen to it here:
(Note: All HISD candidate interviews took place before Superintendent Terry Grier announced his resignation.)
You can see all of my interviews as well as finance reports and other information on candidates on my 2015 Election page.