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Judge Jennifer Sama

Our Judges Judge Jennifer Sama

Hon. Jennifer SamaEL CENTRO PRECINCT | Phone Number: (602) 372-6300

Justice of the Peace Jennifer Hernandez Sama was elected to the El Centro (formerly Downtown) Justice Precinct in 2022, following in the footsteps of her father. Judge Jimmie Hernandez was the JP for the same precinct from 2011 – 2017.

Judge Sama is an eighth-generation Arizonan who graduated from Maryvale High School and Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Business. She spent more than 20 years in the luxury fashion industry and loves sports and dance. In high school she danced in a group sponsored by Phoenix Sun Cedric Ceballos.

She honors her Hispanic and Filipino heritage through close family connections and lives in downtown Phoenix with her husband and fur baby Dino.