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Daniela Jean

City Commissioner, North Miami Beach, FL

Professional Life

Commissioner Daniela Jean was born in Paris, France and raised in North Miami Beach,FL. A product of the NMB Community, she attended Fulford Elementary, JFK Middle, and NMB Senior High School. Commissioner Jean’s focus is on enhancing the quality of life for all residents of North Miami Beach. With experience in Risk Management and Procurement, she has 8 years of working in local government. Commissioner Jean is an author and social strategist with over 15 years of community work. She is currently serving as president and CEO of Arts at Work, Inc., a non-profit organization which seeks to promote the literary, visual and performing arts for youth and the community at large. Commissioner Jean’s zeal for serving her community is palpable.


  • 2006 Associates of Arts, Miami-Dade College
  • 2008 Bachelors of Science Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Biology, Barry University
  • 2017 Master of Science Global Strategic Communications, Florida International University

Community Appointments 

  • 2017-2020 Miami-Dade County Commission for Women District 2 Board Member
  • 2018 Black Professional Network Pay it Forward Program Director 2020 Southeastern Conference of Seventh day Adventist Women Ministry District 5 Coordinator
  • 2002-2004 Florida Conference of SDA Executive Committee Board Member

Honors & Awards 

  • 2019 Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Award Nominee
  • 2019 Women of Worth Award Recipient
  • 2018 Ebony Magazine Power 100 People’s Choice Nominee
  • 2018 Legacy Magazine 40 Under 40 Honoree 2018 Haitian American Chamber of Commerce Top 20 under 40- Honoree

Personal Life

  • The Commissioner’s first job was at the NMB Library
  • Her motto to live by is “it’s easy said than done, but definitely doable”