Anniston native Jack Draper today announced his intention to run for Mayor of the City of Anniston. Draper says he made the decision after a diverse group of Anniston residents and business owners encouraged him to enter the race. Draper, a local attorney, is chairman of the Anniston Downtown Development Authority. Draper says his decision to run was influenced by the number of unique growth opportunities that exist in the city. Draper is married to Wendy Ghee Draper, an Anniston attorney and graduate of Anniston High School. They have two children, Lily Grace and Harper.