About Matt Jensen

Matt Jensen is a long-time resident of South Davis County who served on the North Salt Lake City Council for the last eight years. An energy efficiency engineer, Matt, works with municipalities and companies across the industry to identify process inefficiencies and to reduce their energy consumption.

Married with four kids, Matt has also served in the National Guard for the last 20 years. In addition, the last three years he and his wife have been small business owners, owning and operating two restaurants.

Matt and his wife are active in local politics, volunteer in their local congregations, and love to travel.


Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
Thank you to all of you that supported me in this campaign. It has been a great six months of meeting engaged citizens and talking about issues that matter to them.

Unfortunately, it appears that we fell short on election night. Although the final numbers aren't in, it seems unlikely that we will make up the gap.

This has been a great experience for me and for my family. A special thanks to the core members of my campaign team: Ashley Jensen, Candace Camilo, Kayla Thompson, Melanie Thompson, Dan Horton, and Mike McKee. You guys are amazing.
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
Thank you, Mayor Len Arave, for your endorsement!

“I worked on the City Council with Matt for eight years. He is smart, insightful, and willing to take on difficult issues. Add that to his boundless energy and his ability to get things done and you have a great public servant.”

~ North Salt Lake Mayor, Len Arave
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
Utah is now the 18th most ozone-polluted state in the United States. Others will talk about making our air better. I am doing it. As an engineering consultant, I help businesses reduce energy use and improve air quality. On a daily basis, I work with engineers and operators across the industry to improve the energy efficiency of their processes, lower their energy consumption, and make their businesses more competitive. You and your families deserve to breathe clean air. You should expect it. I will work tirelessly to help institute changes and bring these changes to fruition.

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Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
Thank you, Councilwoman Julie Checketts, for your endorsement!

“Matt understands the real life and real issues we deal with as small business owners and as a community. I like that he relates to everyone.”

~ Julie Checketts, Woods Cross Delegate, Woods Cross City Council
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
Thank you, Ron, for your endorsement!

“Whenever I see Lee’s Marketplace, I think of Matt. When the rest of us thought it couldn’t be done, he never gave up. Matt’s leadership and dedication to our community is what makes him the right choice for our district.”

~ Ron Gordon, Former North Salt Lake City Councilman
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives
Matt Jensen for the Utah House of Representatives3 months ago
There are several homes in Woods Cross that have been severely damaged by the ground settling as the aquifer is depleted. I want to start a state-wide discussion about the impact of aquifer depletion and work to provide relief for affected homeowners. I will raise awareness in the Utah Legislature and work to connect elected officials from Woods Cross with those of similarly impacted communities across the state and across the nation. We cannot turn a blind eye to our neighbors as they deal with this disaster.