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Jefferson (Jeff) Van Drew is a Representative from New Jersey. Born in New York City, he earned his B.S. from Rutgers University and his D.D.S. from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1979. He was a dentist and was Mayor of Dennis Township, N.J., between 1994-1995 and 1997-2003. He was a member of the board of chosen freeholders, Cape May County, N.J., from 1994-1997, and a member of the New Jersey general assembly from 2001-2007 and of the state senate from 2008-2019. He was elected to the 116th Congress (January 3, 2019-present).