Birth Place: Houston, TX

Education: Attended Prairie View A&M University

Memberships & Positions held include the following: A member of Pine Crest Presbyterian Church serving as Elder, on several Ministries and as Trustee; A Thirty-Third Degree Mason and have held several local and state offices with Prince Hall Masonic and Shrine Organizations; Life member of NAACP and International Association of Black Fire Fighters; Mentor of young men in the Jeremiah Smith council # 17 Knights of Pythagoris.

Employment: Worked as a Houston Firefighter/Paramedic and retired with twenty-nine years of service

Military Service: U. S. Army; Serving three years as a medic and receiving an honorable discharge.