Robert Amos has served as an administrator in the insurance industry and as a former educator on the high school and higher education levels. He has taught classes related to the insurance industry. He is currently a small business owner.
In 2015, Amos ran unsuccessfully for Central District Transportation commissioner. Previously he ran for Hinds County supervisor and mayor of Jackson. He lost all three elections.
Amos is a Jackson native who attended and earned degrees from Alcorn State University, Jackson State University and Belhaven University. He earned master’s degrees in public administration and health care education and an undergraduate degree in education.