Villager Backstory: Jeff Cohen

You may know Jeff Cohen as a district governor From The Rotary Club of The Villages or as a voice for children from Guardian ad Litem, but what you might not know is that he owned his own business and served as a probation officer.

Jeff Cohen prides himself on being a voice for those who are unable to speak for themselves.

Having served as a correctional officer before retirement, the Village of Collier resident is already familiar with court procedures.

"Growing up, I had an interest for working in law enforcement so I became a probational officer," he said.

Cohen was born in West Virginia, but in the 1950s, his family moved to Sarasota.

Read this story and many others in Sunday's edition of the Daily Sun.