Corey Jermaine Simon

Corey Jermaine Simon was born on March 2, 1977, in Boynton Beach, Florida. Corey Simon attended Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Florida. As a senior, he was the Miami Herald’s defensive player of the year, named to the All-USA squad by USA Today, and a Super Prep Dream Team selection. A member of the Florida State Seminoles 1999 BCS National Championship team, Corey went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles after college, the sixth overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft, and later won a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts.

After his successful football career, Corey devoted himself to philanthropy, creating Corey’s Kids, a nonprofit that provided mentorship to kids within North Florida’s foster care system. He also partnered with Big Bend Community Based Care, coached high school football at Maclay School in Tallahassee and played an active role at a local church.

In 2022, Florida Senate District 3 elected Simon to the Florida Senate where he now represents thirteen counties in North Florida to include Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla.

Senator Simon was appointed the Chairman of the Education Pre-K-12 committee and serves on the following Senate Committees:

• Education Pre-K -12, Chair
• Agriculture
• Appropriations Committee on Education
• Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
• Education Postsecondary
• Fiscal Policy
• Rules
• Joint Legislative Auditing Committee

Additionally, Simon is the Athlete Alumni Engagement and Development Director for the Florida State University football booster program. He resides in Tallahassee, FL with his wife, Natasha, and their son, CJ.

Senator Corey Simon is up for re-election to the Florida Senate in 2024.