State Rep. Frederick Love began to cultivate his leadership skills throughout his undergraduate career at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He was able to earn a seat on the Pulaski County Democratic Committee in 1998 politics. In May of 1999, Love received his bachelor of arts degree in political science with an emphasis in legal studies. He began to work in management in the private sector for several years before enrolling in the master of public administration (MPA) program at UA Little Rock. He received his MPA in 2004 and currently is working on his doctorate of public health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Love has worked for the Arkansas Foodbank Network as child and adult services Coordinator. He currently is director of community services for Pulaski County. Love was elected to the state House of Representatives in November 2010, where he underscored the importance of volunteerism in Arkansas. He has served on the Legislative Task Force for Poverty and Economic Development where he chaired the Individual Security Committee. He also served several years on the Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission as chair of the Education Committee.
Love also has served as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters and serves on the Pulaski County Youth Services Advisory Board. He is also an active member of the Prince Hall Masons.