KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Business owner, community organizer and candidate for Kissimmee City Commissioner Andrew Jeng’s years of hard work and dedication to community service finally paid off when Congressman Darren Soto awarded him with a congressional recognition as a distinguished leader in Central Florida at Soto’s congressional office in Kissimmee, Tuesday evening.
Jeng was among nine (9) honorees Congressman Soto recognized for their achievements as community leaders in celebration of 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Here’s what Congressman Soto entered into the official congressional record in recognition of Jeng’s accomplishments:
Honoring Andrew Jeng as a Distinguished Leader in Central Florida For Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Andrew Jeng has been extensively involved with different communities and organizations.
He is the owner of UPTECH Computer Information Company, the President of Asian Pacific Islanders American Public Affairs of Central Florida (APAPA).
President of Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida; and Principal of Kissimmee Chinese School, and President of Kiwanis Club of Kissimmee, Florida.
In the past, Andrew was involved with the Boys & Girls Club, Senior First, Inc.; the Asian American Heritage Council; Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); American Veteran groups.
As the President of Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, he supported the business community with facilities and intimate knowledge of the community as well as supporting business through advocating for positive business legislation, hosting networking events and seminars and international outreach.
Andrew received the award of Outstanding Asian American from Orange County, Orlando on 2016 and in 2009 the community service of Asian American Heritage Council in Orlando. He earned a Bachelor of Laws in Central Police University in Taiwan and a Master degree of Computer Information from New York Institute of Technology.
Local elected officials also in attendance of this presentation include: Osceola County Russ Gibson, State Representative John Cortes and Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor and Vice Chair Daisy Morales.