DAN GRIFFIS TESTIMONIAL “JAY FANT MADE ME WHO I AM TODAY”
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new web video, local small businessman Dan Griffis gives a heartwarming account of his time as Jay Fant’s little brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program.
Twenty years ago, at the age of 8, Daniel Griffis’ mother enrolled him in the program. He was paired with Jay Fant, who offered him help and guidance and continues to do so to this day.
The testimonial offers an insightful look into the character of Jay Fant and the tight-knit community of the Westside.
To see the video, visit: https://vimeo.com/103931459
About Jay Fant for State Representative
Jay Fant’s strong ties to Jacksonville began when his grandfather’s family moved to the city in 1920. Jay’s father and grandfather have been local business and civic leaders, with both having served in elected office. In 1947, the family started First Guaranty Bank, one of the oldest banks in the city. In 1994, Jay was elected to serve on the board and led the company with his father through 2012. Jay has done much to continue the family tradition of investing in the community. He has been involved with many different organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Healthy U Now Foundation, Rotary, and the Florida Bankers Association. Jay and his wife, Lauren, have two sons and two daughters. They attend St. Johns Presbyterian Church. In his spare time, he coaches little league baseball and basketball.
ON THE WEB: www.jayfant.com