San Antonio, Texas
U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro is an American success story. The grandson of a Mexican immigrant, he rose from humble beginnings to enter a life of service. Growing up, Joaquin and his twin brother attended the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio, gaining valuable leadership experience. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Joaquin was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002 at age 28. He served five terms before being elected to Congress in 2012. Having experienced America’s promise firsthand, Representative Castro is committed to providing future generations the same opportunity to achieve their own great futures – and inspiring young members at his former Club.