Jay Chen

National Advisory Council Member
Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees

Jay Chen was elected to the Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees in 2015 after serving eight years on the school board, and in 2012 was the Democratic nominee for Congress from his congressional district.  A graduate of local public schools and Harvard University, he also studied at the University of Costa Rica and Peking University.

Jay previously worked at Bain & Company as a management consultant and currently owns his own real estate business.  His first job was as a travel writer for the Let’s Go budget travel series, covering Central America and South America.  He is a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve, a Marshall Memorial Fellow, and speaks Mandarin and Spanish.  Jay resides in Hacienda Heights with his wife Karen and two young children.