Jena Powell

Ohio House of Representatives, 2019 - Current
Miami, Darke Counties



State Representative Jena Powell is serving her second term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 80th District, which encompasses Miami County, as well as a portion of Darke County.


Representative Powell is from southern Darke County where her family has been farming for generations. After receiving her degree from Liberty University in Business, she alongside her brother began to build an outdoor marketing company, Huntington Outdoor. In 2019, Representative Powell was named to Forbes’ prestigious 30 Under 30 list for Law & Policy.


Representative Powell is dedicated to ensuring that more of Ohio’s young people choose to build their lives and pursue opportunities in communities like the 80th District. She knows first-hand how capricious government regulations and misguided tax policies can burden business and get in the way of promoting the good jobs and healthy economy that are necessary to accomplish this goal.


Representative Powell resides in Arcanum with her husband.  


Biography provided the Ohio House of Representatives website, 2021,