Jeff Fortenberry was a Representative from Nebraska. He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on December 27, 1960.
He received his B.A. from Louisiana State University in 1982, his M.P.P. from Georgetown University in 1986, and his M.Th. from the Franciscan University in 1996.
He was a member of the Lincoln, Nebraska city council from 1997-2001. He worked as a publishing executive before being elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses until his resignation (January 3, 2005-March 31, 2022).