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District 1Cory Penn

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A dedicated Mobilian and community servant, Councilman Cory Penn is deeply committed to enhancing the quality of life for local youth.

A proud graduate of John L. LeFlore High School in 2002, Penn served as the president of the school’s Student Government Association.

Furthering his education, Penn pursued studies at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Transitioning into the field of education, he became an educator, specializing in teaching special needs students at Chastang Middle School in Trinity Gardens. During his tenure, Penn co-founded the Chastang Elite Service Club, a program aimed at helping young boys discover their purpose and equipping them with the skills for a successful life.

Presently, Penn serves as the Student Success Coach at Bishop State Community College. In addition to his role in education, he is an ordained minister at Right Way Christian Center Church, where he actively strives to assist individuals in realizing their full potential, blending his faith with action.

A graduate of the Leadership Mobile Class of 2021, Penn is a valuable member of the board of directors at Mobile Community Action Inc. He received recognition as part of the 40 under 40 Mobile Bay Class of 2023. Penn is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Ever ready to assist his family, friends, and community, Councilman Penn and his wife, Ivonza, are parents to two children: daughter Kori Bell and son Caleb.


Latest District 1 News

March 23rd, 2018
Councilman Fred Richardson to Hold Press Conference at LeFlore High School

Councilman Fred Richardson will hold a press conference at 10:30 AM this morning at LeFlore High School. Councilman...

March 21st, 2018
This Thursday: District 1 Community Meeting

Councilman Fred Richardson will hold a District 1 Community Meeting tomorrow, Thursday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM. Residents...

November 18th, 2017
Officials from Across the Nation Look to Mobile on Infrastructure Program

This morning, City Council Members Fred Richardson, Gina Gregory and Levon Manzie along with Dianne Irby, who leads...

October 18th, 2017
Toulminville Community Meeting This Thursday

Councilman Fredrick D. Richardson will hold his District 1 Toulminville Community Meeting this Thursday, October 19th at...

June 29th, 2017
Public Services Committee Will Meet Next Wednesday

Council Vice President Fred Richardson announced today that the Public Services Committee will meet next Wednesday, July...