Husband: Milford; 4 Children
- Certified, Administrative Endorsement, State of Connecticut Intermediate Administration or Supervision, 2015-present
- Graduated, Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Bridgeport, 2013-2014
- MA, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Saint Joseph, 2010-2012
- Bachelor's, Southern Connecticut State University, 2003-2005
- AA, Liberal Arts and Sciences; General Studies and Humanities, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2000-2002
- Representative, United States House of Representatives, Connecticut, District 5, 2019-present
- Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Connecticut, District 5, 2018
- Agriculture, Member
- Education & Labor, Member
- Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, Member
- Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, Member
- Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, Member
- Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations, Member
- Talent and Professional Development Supervisor, Waterbury Public Schools, 2017-present
- Former Social Studies Teacher, John F. Kennedy High School
- History Teacher, Waterbury Public Schools, 2006-2017
- History Teacher, James Hillhouse High School, 2004-2006
- Co-Advisor, Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) Club
Jahana Hayes (Democrat) is the representative from Connecticut's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House. Hayes was elected to the office on November 6, 2018.
Hayes filled the seat formerly occupied by Democratic Representative Elizabeth Esty, who announced in April 2018 that she would not seek re-election. In addition to running as a Democratic Party candidate, Hayes also ran with the Working Families Party through cross-filing.
Hayes has been a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor and the House Committee on Agriculture.