Scott's Bio

ABOUT SCOTT


AGE: 40

RESIDENCE: Tampa, Fla.

HOMETOWN: Vestal, N.Y.

FAMILY: Wife, Stephanie


TIMELINE

1967: Born, Washington, D.C.

1975: Moves with family from Endwell, N.Y., to Vestal, N.Y.

1978: Purchases first Van Halen album.

1983: Takes high school trip with classmates to Soviet Union.

1985: Graduates from Vestal High School; enrolls at SUNY-Brockport.

1989: Receives B.S. in military history from SUNY-Brockport.

1990: Works as bartender at Rusty Staub’s on 5th Avenue in New York City.

1992: Moves to Florida; enrolls as College of Journalism and Communications graduate student at University of Florida in Gainesville.

1995: Begins attending University of Florida College of Law.

1997: Graduates from Law School; moves to Tampa.

1998: Begins practicing law.

2002: Selected as Democratic nominee for the Florida State House, District 57;

2003: Named president of non-profit Voices for Children of Hillsborough County.

2004: Is recognized by Florida Governor Jeb Bush for his work on behalf of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program.

2005: Is married in Sarasota, Fla., beach ceremony.

2006: U.S. Congressional candidate – recognized nationally for running his campaign bus on waste vegetable oil and biodiesel and appears with 9-time Grammy Winner Bonnie Raitt at a number of her concerts to promote clean energy.

2007: Becomes host of The Scott Farrell Show.

 

FAST FACTS

• Scott was president of the Law School Democrats while at the
   University of Florida.

• Scott lettered in football at SUNY-Brockport.

• Scott is a Volunteer Guardian for abused and neglected children

• Scott’s mother was a schoolteacher. His father was an officer in
   the Army and later as an executive at small computer parts 
   manufacturer.

• Scott moved to Florida on the same day in 1992 that Hurricane
   Andrew hit South Florida.

• Scott is an avid sports fan; his favorite teams are the Florida  
   Gators (any sport), Washington Redskins (football), N.Y           
   Yankees (baseball) and Tampa Bay Lightning (hockey).