Council Member Fred Jung was elected to serve a four-year term representing Council District 1 on the Fullerton City Council in November 2020. Council Member Jung is the first Asian-American Fullerton City Council Member in over 20 years. The term expires in 2024.
Prior to joining Council, Council Member Jung served on the Parks and Recreation Commission and Traffic and Circulation Commission. He has also served as a Director in the Westbluff Homeowners Association Board of Directors for over 15 years.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Jung came to the United States at the age of 5. Jung has lived in Fullerton District 1 since 1987. He attended Sunny Hills High School, where his sister graduated as valedictorian, his son graduated with a football scholarship, and his daughter leads in varsity cheer. He has volunteered as a Sunny Hills High School football coach for many years.
Council Member Jung has owned many successful small businesses. He also went on to found one of North Orange County's largest youth sports nonprofit organizations. He started the jazz magazines All About Jazz Los Angeles, All About Jazz Chicago, All About Jazz San Francisco, and Jazz Weekly. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Jazz Journalists Association.
He attended the University of Southern California.
Council Member Fred Jung was elected to a full four-year term representing District 1 in 2020. The term expires in 2024.