Olivia Jaramillo was born and raised in Mexico. She immigrated when she was 14. During her 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, she served tours in Iraq and humanitarian missions to Nigeria, South Africa, and Mozambique. In 2016, Olivia was one of the first transgender women nationwide to officially change her name and gender marker while on Active Duty status.
She currently Chairs the North Davis Communities that Care Coalition, has created a Veterans Benefits Fair in Davis County, in conjunction with Davis County Commissioners, founded and leads the Davis County Multicultural Committee; and is currently working with Davis County Sheriffs and all 15 Davis County City Mayors and City Councils on reforming their first responder training to include Implicit bias/race relations sensitivity education. She was recently nominated to be the State’s PTA Diversity & Inclusion Board Specialist. She aspires to bring change to Utah by empowering minorities towards positive lives.