Bryan Avila was born in Hialeah, FL in 1984, and was educated at Miami-Dade College, where he earned an AA in Political Science, serving as Student Government President, and the University of Miami, where he earned a BA in the same field. Subsequently, he attended Florida International University, where he earned an MS in Criminal Justice and an MPA. He has served as adjunct professor at Miami-Dade College.
Avila was first elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014 as a Republican, and represents District 111. He serves on the Economic Affairs Committee, Health & Human Services Committee, Business & Professions Subcommittee, Highway & Waterway Safety Subcommittee, and the Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee. He has served as Majority Deputy Whip.
Avila serves in the Florida Army National Guard, holding the rank of Second Lieutenant. He received the National Defense Service Medal.
In Hialeah, Avila has served on the Scholarship Board as well as the Planning and Zoning Board. He is a member of the Public Health Trust Board of Trustees and has served on the Miami-Dade County Republican Executive Committee.
Avila resides in Miami Springs and is married to Cindy Gil-Avila of Bogota, Colombia. He has two children.