MEET THE DELEGATE
Jay has been a member of the House of Delegates since January 10, 2007. He is a member of the Economic Matters Committee, the Vice-Chair of Ways and Means Committee from 2018 - 2019, Treasurer of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland from 2010-2012 and the Vice-Chair of Rules and Executive Nominations Committee 2012 – 2018. A member of Prince George’s County Central Committee 2002-2006, Board of Director of Prince George’s Economic Development Corporation, Prince George’s Black Chamber of Commerce, Tantallon North Area Civic Association and the Coalition of Concerned Black Christian Men. He is formerly the President of Walker Financial Services, in Oxon Hill, MD. In addition, Jay is a member of Shelton D. Redden lodge 139, Prince Hall free-masons.
Jay has worked for BET Sports, ESPNU, NFL Network, as well as the Host of the Black Family Channel’s weekly Sports Desk. While the accolades have been rewarding, Jay has always remained humble in the fact that “it’s always better to give than receive.” He founded the Prince George’s County, Maryland-based Sky Walker Flight School Football Camp in 1999-2013, as a free life skills camp to young men.
Jay Walker lives in Fort Washington, MD with his wife Monique Anderson Walker, their three children, and their dog Squiggles.
Jay “Sky” Walker, born in Los Angeles, California on January 24, 1972. He was drafted out of University High School to be a pitcher in the California Angles organization’s minor league team. Jay realized his passion was football and pursued it. He was recruited as a Quarterback by Howard University (Washington, DC), where he led the Bison to their only playoff berth in the school’s history.
He led the Howard Bison to an 11-0 season in 1994. He was named I-AA football player of the year by Sports Illustrated. He played four seasons in the NFL: two years with the New England Patriots and two years with the Minnesota Vikings. In 2005, Jay was placed in Howard University Athletics Hall of Fame and in 2017 he was placed in the MEAC Hall of Fame. During his years at Howard University, Jay Walker majored in Political Science.