Juan Vargas is a Representative from California. Born in San Diego, CA, in 1961, he earned his B.A. from the University of San Diego in 1983, his M.A. from Fordham University in 1987, and his J.D. from Harvard
University in 1991.
He has been a lawyer and business executive, and was a member of the San Diego city council from 1993-2000. He served in the California state assembly from 2000-2006 and the California state senate from 2010-2012. He ran unsuccessfully for nomination to the United States House of Representatives in 1992, 1996, and 2006. He was elected to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).