11 Facts About Jacqueline Coleman


Jacqueline Coleman was born on June 9,1982 and is an American educator and politician serving as the 58th lieutenant governor of Kentucky since 2019.


Jacqueline Coleman has worked as an administrator, high school teacher, and high school basketball coach.


Jacqueline Coleman attended Mercer County High School in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, where she played basketball.


Jacqueline Coleman enrolled at Centre College to study history, earned a bachelor's degree in 2004, and played college basketball for the Centre Colonels.


Jacqueline Coleman earned a master's degree in political science at the University of Louisville in 2008, and was a graduate assistant on the Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team.


Jacqueline Coleman ran in a 2014 election to represent the 55th district in the Kentucky House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party.


In 2013, Jacqueline Coleman founded Lead Kentucky, a nonprofit organization focused on education policy reform.


Jacqueline Coleman became assistant principal at Nelson County High School in Bardstown, Kentucky in 2017, a position she held until her resignation in November 2019, following her election as lieutenant governor.


Jacqueline Coleman is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, where she is studying educational leadership.


Jacqueline Coleman's father, named Jack, served in the Kentucky House, representing the 55th district from 1991 through 2004.


Jacqueline Coleman has another daughter, a former student she coached, whom she and O'Bryan adopted in December 2019, and is the stepmother to O'Bryan's two sons from a previous relationship.