Mayra Flores Biography – Mayra Flores Wiki
Mayra Flores is a Mexican-born American politician and member-elect of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas’s 34th district. She won the seat following her victory in a special election, held on June 14, 2022, following the resignation of Congressman Filemon Vela Jr. in March 2022. She will be the first Mexican-born American citizen to serve in the United States Congress.
Flores was born and raised in Burgos Tamaulipas, Mexico. Her parents and grandparents raised her with strong conservative values and to always put God and family first. She came legally to the United States at the age of 6 with the help of her father. Her father gave her family the biggest gift, the gift of becoming a proud, naturalized American Citizen.
Her parents were migrant workers, and like all migrant kids, she moved a lot growing up. She spent most of her life in the Rio Grande Valley and in 2004, she graduated high school in San Benito, TX. Growing up, Mayra worked alongside her parents in the cotton fields in Memphis, TX to earn extra money for school clothes and supplies.
Flores graduated in 2014 as a Respiratory Care Practitioner with the support of her family. She currently works caring for the elderly and disabled with chronic respiratory issues and has been on the front lines helping patients combat COVID-19. She continued her studies and graduated with a Bachelors in Organizational Leadership from South Texas College. Mayra currently serves as the Hidalgo County GOP Hispanic Outreach Chair and has played a critical role in growing and maintaining Republican support across South Texas.
Mayra Flores Age
She was born on born January 1, 1986 in Burgos, Mexico.
Mayra Flores Parents
She is the daughter of Mexican immigrants. Flores’ parents worked as migrant farmworkers, moving each year to pick cotton in West Texas. Though her parents were Democrats, Flores said she was raised with “conservative values” and was drawn to Republicans because of her anti-abortion views.
Mayra Flores Husband
Is Mayra Flores married? She is married to her husband John Vallejo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent. According to her campaign website, “she is a proud U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wife”.
Mayra Flores Family
Flores and her husband, John Vallejo, have two children. Their son, John Michael, received the Sacrament of Confirmation in May 2022. On May 29, 2022, the proud mom wrote on Twitter: “Our Son John Michael received the Sacrament of Confirmation this week and we couldn’t be more prouder. If we want real change in our communities we must strengthen our faith in God and families. #TX34 #MakeAmericaGodlyAgain.” Their daughter, Milani, had her Kindergarten graduation in May 2022. On May 26, 2022, Flores tweeted: “Our daughter Milani had her Kindergarten graduation on Wednesday but all I could think about were those parents that wouldn’t see there children again. I am heartbroken and I just can’t imagine the pain. I am a mother on a mission to keep our children safe.”
Mayra Flores Net Worth
Mayra Flores’ net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
She is a Christian.
Mayra Flores Ethnicity
She is Latino/Hispanic.
She is of American nationality
Mayra Flores Instagram
Mayra Flores’ Instagram is @mayrafloresforcongress.