Who I Am
James Lankford is a strong conservative and servant leader who is committed to God, Family and the Constitution.
Since being elected to the United States Congress and serving on several committees, James has worked diligently, studying each issue facing Congress and its impact on the families of our State. He has earned the respect of his colleagues for his knowledge on budget issues and sponsored several pieces of legislation focused on eliminating wasteful government spending.
While remaining passionate about life and traditional family values, James has become a strong voice for fiscal discipline and accountability in the federal government. He has emerged as a leader in fighting government regulations that are suffocating business and weakening the economy.
Representative Lankford is fighting for prosperity in Oklahoma and our nation. He will continue to stand strong with integrity for the constitutional and moral beliefs that create the foundation of our nation.
Prior to Congress, James served as director of Falls Creek Youth Camp from 1996 to 2009, the largest youth camp in the United States. He also coordinated mission trips and community service trips in Belize, Malawi, England, Wales, and Germany, as well as many areas of Oklahoma. Representative Lankford received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
James has been married to his bride Cindy for over 20 years. Together, they have two wonderful daughters: Hannah and Jordan . He enjoys spending time with his family, sport shooting, and reading.