Jason Roberts was elected as president of the Kansas City Federation of Teachers and School Related Personnel AFT local 691 in April 2022.
He was born and raised in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. He went to Olivet Nazarene University outside of Chicago, Illinois. There he received his Bachelor of Science in Social Science Education and later a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. After teaching in Ohio for two years, he came to Kansas City Public Schools.
His mother and father work for the Department of Defense. His younger brother Joshua is a Pastor in Virginia and his youngest