Florida A&M University (FAMU) Alumnus Vincent Evans will serve as deputy director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Office of Vice President Kamala Harris.
Evans was an early recruit to the Biden campaign. In 2019, he signed on a Southern political director for Biden, a position that proved to be pivotal in the former vice president’s success across the Sunbelt, beginning with the South Carolina primary.
The 2011 FAMU political science graduate served most recently as political director for Harris on the campaign trail.
Evans of Jacksonville has worked as an aide to both Tallahassee City Commissioner Curtis Richardson and Congressman Al Lawson. He joined Lawson’s 2016 campaign after serving as a Richardson aide from 2014 to 2017.
Evans worked as the North Florida political director for Andrew Gillum’s 2018 hotly contested race for governor.
During his time at FAMU, Evans was president of the FAMU Chapter of College Democrats. During the 2008 Obama-Biden campaign, he and his organization registered and mobilized nearly 4,000 FAMU students to get out and vote.