State representative and Arcadia native Patrick O'Neal Jefferson has a heart and passion for humanity, making him a natural choice to speak at the MLK Commemorative Service at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Rest Baptist Church.
Jefferson served as Sen. Russell B. Long's last senate page in the United States Senate while in high school.
"After returning from Washington, my drive and thirst to serve crystallized," Jefferson said. Later that year, he graduated as class Valedictorian of Arcadia High School.Subscribe to Read!