DeSantis, who was born in Jacksonville, lived in Dunedin for the majority of his formative years. Both Yale University and Harvard Law School awarded him degrees. DeSantis entered the US Navy in 2004, was given a lieutenant rank, and then assisted SEAL Team One with legal matters before being sent to Iraq in 2007.
A year after his return, DeSantis was appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice to work as a Special Assistant U.S. attorney at the U.S.
Since 2019, Ronald Dion DeSantis, a former military commander, politician, and attorney, has been the 46th governor of Florida. DeSantis served as Florida’s 6th congressional district’s Republican representative in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2013 to 2018.
DeSantis defeated his Democratic opponent Heather Beaven to win his first election to Congress in 2012. He founded the Freedom Caucus during his time in office and supported President Donald Trump. Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has drawn regular criticism from DeSantis.
In 2016, he made a brief run for the U.S. Senate but withdrew after Marco Rubio, the incumbent, announced his candidacy.
As the legal counsel to the SEAL Commander of the Special Operations Task Force-West in Fallujah, DeSantis reported to the Naval Special Warfare Command Group in Coronado, California, in 2007. From there, he was assigned to SEAL Team One and sent to Iraq with the troop surge.
DeSantis was transferred to the Navy Area Southeast Legal Service after his return to the United States in April 2008.
He was appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice to work as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney at the Middle District of Florida U.S. Attorney’s Office. Before his honorable release from active military in February 2010, DeSantis served as a trial defense attorney.
Who Is Ron Desantis’ Wife, Casey Desantis?
DeSantis is a Roman Catholic. DeSantis met his wife, Casey Desantis, on a golf course at the University of North Florida.He married Casey a former television host for the Golf Channel and WJXT,on September 26, 2009, at Walt Disney World.The couple lived in Ponte Vedra Beach, near St. Augustine, until it was drawn into the neighboring 4th district. They then moved to Palm Coast, north of Daytona Beach. They have three children. DeSantis has few close friends or confidants. He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.