Jefferson Khonghun Biography

Jefferson Khonghun is a Filipino engineer and politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the first legislative district of Zambales Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines. Previously, he was the vice governor of Zambales.

When he ran for vice governor under the banner of the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over incumbent vice governor Angel Magsaysay-Cheng of the Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas (PFP). In 2022, he ran for congressman under the Nacionalista Party (NP) and resoundingly defeated former congresswoman Mitos Magsaysay who was the PDP-Laban candidate.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Jefferson F. Khonghun
Nickname –> Jay
Birth Date –> June 26, 1977 (Age: 45)
Birth Place –> Olongapo City, Philippines
Hometown –> Subic, Zambales, Philippines

Spouse –> Eloisa Lopez Recella
Son – Justine Jefferson
Father –> Current Congressman Jeffrey Khonghun
Brother –> Current Subic Mayor Jonathan “Jon” Khonghun
Girlfriend –> Actress Aiko Melendez

College –> Mapua University Manila
Degree –> Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Political Career / Work Experiences
2022-Present – Congressman
2019-2022 – Vice Governor
2010-2019 – Mayor, Subic Municipality
2004-2010 – Provincial Board Member
* Former Manager, NDK Builders Aningway

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