Birth Place: A Native Texan

Education: Graduate of Texas Southern University with BS and MS Degrees

Memberships & Positions held include the following: Life Member of the TSU National Alumni Association. Organized BS Troop 28 and served as its first Scout Master. Past Deputy Grand Master of The PHA Grand Lodge of Texas. Life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and Past President of the Houston Alumni Chapter of Kappa. A 2006 inductee to Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame. A member of the oldest Black Methodist Church in Houston [Trinity United Methodist] and serves on the Administrative Board.

Employment: Past Manager of the Rio Grande Masonic Prince Hall FCU and Owner of Gabriel Notary & Bookkeeping Service.

Family: Married to Annie M. Gabriel of which 3 children and 6 Grandchildren were born.