|Former U.S. Representative from Virginia's 2nd District|
From: January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2019
|Former Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 85th District|
From: January 8, 2014 – January 3, 2017
Scott William Taylor (born June 27, 1979, age 41) was the U.S. representative from the 2nd congressional district of Virginia from 2017 to 2019. His life is one defined by leadership, service and innovation; after high school, Taylor enlisted in the U.S. Navy, becoming the youngest Navy SEAL at the age of 19. He also served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was injured in a fall during a combat mission in 2005. In addition, he spent over 8 years in the SEAL teams and spent 2 years teaching his fellow SEALs marksmanship and reconnaissance.
Scott Taylor is also an entrepreneur. While in the military, he started a small business and currently owns and operates a real estate brokerage company, a fitness center, and a security consulting firm.