Ron DeSantis was born on September 14, 1978, in Jacksonville, Florida.
He went to Yale University and Harvard Law School.
DeSantis served in the U.S. Navy and got deployed to Iraq.
He received medals for his service, including the Bronze Star Medal.
DeSantis became a U.S. Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district from 2013 to 2018.
He is known for being a conservative and supporting limited government and lower taxes.
DeSantis is a strong supporter of former President Donald Trump.
In 2018, DeSantis was elected as the Governor of Florida.
He focused on education reform, environmental protection, and job creation.
DeSantis faced both praise and criticism for his approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He lifted many COVID-19 restrictions earlier than other states.
DeSantis has been a polarizing figure in politics.
Some people criticize his stances on gun control, immigration, and LGBTQ+ rights.
Ron DeSantis is married to Casey Black DeSantis.
They have three children together.