• Terrance Freeman’s father was an Army veteran and Baptist minister and his mother was a career social worker. Together, they modeled what a selfless leader looks like, and Terrance has carried their example with him all of his life.
  • After a successful professional baseball career, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physical education and sports psychology, and is working on his Doctorate in educational administration.
  • Mr. Freeman has always believed that helping our young people succeed is a tremendous calling, and he spent over ten years as a teacher, a school administrator, and coach.
  • He was the Political Affairs Manager for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and then served as Executive Council Assistant for City Council Member Aaron Bowman.
  • In 2016 Mr. Freeman ran a very competitive, but ultimately unsuccessful, race for the House District 12 seat in the Florida Legislature, gaining name recognition in the community as an up-and-coming young political leader.
  • His reputation for civic involvement led to his appointment by Governor Rick Scott to fill the seat of a City Council member in 2018, then he was elected to a full term in his own right in the spring of 2019 as an at-large council member representing all the citizens of Jacksonville.
  • A hard worker and student of government, in his short time on the Council Mr. Freeman has been the primary sponsor of legislation to extend an Inter-local  Agreement continuing the City’s participation in the First Coast Workforce Development Consortium; to honor the legacy of community activist Gary Lee Mills, Sr. with an  Honorary Street Designation; to appropriate $350,000 to purchase playground equipment for Lonnie Miller Regional Park; and to authorize an agreement for management of the City’s Moncrief Community Center by 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. and the I'm A Star Foundation.