Ren Jianxin was boin in Xiangfen County in Shanxi Province in 1925.
His career highlights include:
*1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, National Committee
*1997—2003 President of China Law Society
*1997—present President of the National Judges College
*1997—2002 Delegate, 15th Communist Party of China, National Congress
*1992—1997 Member, 14th Communist Party of China, Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the CPC Central Political and Legislative Committee