A native of Boston and currently a resident of Roslindale, Enrique Pepen is a son of Dominican immigrants. He began his career in public service in 2016 as an intern for former City Councilor Tito Jackson. He then transitioned out to serve as District Coordinator for former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, assisting constituents with federal government-related casework. In 2019, Pepen was appointed as the Jamaica Plain liaison in the Office of Neighborhood Services and served as the community contact for residents. Most recently, he served as the Community Engagement Coordinator of Transportation for Massachusetts where he led efforts to ensure transportation equity and access to reliable and affordable transportation statewide.
In his free time, Pepen serves as a member of the YDMA Latino Caucus to ensure the progress and involvement in civic engagement of young Latinx residents across the state.