Darren Michael Soto is a Representative from Florida. Born in Ringwood, N.J. in 1978, he earned his B.A. from Rutgers College in 2000 and his J.D. from George Washington University in 2004. He worked as a private practice lawyer, financial analyst, a member of the Florida state house of representatives from 2007-2012, a member of the Florida state senate from 2012-2016, and the deputy minority whip from 2012-2014. He was elected as a Democrat to the 115th Congress (January 3, 2017-present).