Kim Berfield was in high school when she stood inside the Old Capitol and promised herself she would return one day as a Florida lawmaker. She kept that promise about a dozen years later, winning election to the state House as a Republican.
Charlie Justice was a college student when he caught the political bug, volunteering for a former professor's campaign for the state House and then working for him as his legislative aide. He won his own House seat a dozen years later as a Democrat. More here.