Jon M. Huntsman Jr.
Spouse: Mary Kaye Huntsman
Children: Mary Anne, 19; Abby, 18; Elizabeth, 16; Jon III, 13; William, 11; Gracie Mei, 5
Education: bachelor's degree, political science, University of Pennsylvania.
Professional experience: Chairman and CEO of Huntsman Family Holdings, LLC; president of Huntsman Cancer Foundation; member of board of directors for Owens Corning, Valassis Communication and Total
Political experience: U.S. trade ambassador; U.S. ambassador to Singapore; U.S. assistant secretary of commerce.
Quote on why he's the best person for the job: My experience at the highest levels in both public service and the private sector provide a unique background that will help me, if elected governor, to boost the economy, which will give us resources to pay for a world class education for our children, handle growth needs such as transportation, and preserve our unparalleled quality of life.