J. Stuart Adams has been a lifetime resident of Davis County. Sen. Adams graduated from Layton High in 1972 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Utah in business finance. He currently resides in Layton where he and his wife Susan raised their four children: Angie, Kristin, Lizzy and Stephanie.
Sen. Adams is a partner in the Adams Company, a Real Estate, Construction and Development Firm in Kaysville. During his time in real estate, Adams was named Builder of the Year by the Northern Wasatch Home Builders Association.
Today, Sen Adams proudly serves as President of the Utah State Senate. Before being elected to the Senate, he served four and half years in the Utah House of Representatives and was the Former Chairman of the Utah Transportation Commission. He is currently Chairman of the Military Installation Development Authority (MIDA).
During his time representing the 22nd District, Sen. Adams has championed legislation to address religious freedoms, affordable energy, clean air and transportation. Prior to his time in the legislature, Adams served 9 years on the Layton City Council. Last year Sen. Adams helped lead ALEC as the National Chairman. This year he continues to lend his insight and leadership as a member of the 2022 Board of Directors.