Colin is a civil rights attorney and Dallas native. Born and raised in North Dallas by a single mom, Colin was an All-Star athlete at Hillcrest High School before earning a full-ride football scholarship to Baylor University. Colin, deferred his acceptance to the University of California Berkeley School of Law when he signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent. Colin played the better part of five seasons in the NFL before sustaining a career-ending neck injury that opened the door for him to fulfill his dream of studying law and applying his legal training to help others.
As Special Assistant in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of General Counsel, Colin helped then-Secretary Julian Castro ensure that the most vulnerable Americans can live in dignity. Here in Texas, he put his legal skills to work as the Dallas-Fort Worth Director of the first-ever statewide coordinated voter protection program led by Battleground Texas during the 2014 gubernatorial election. Colin’s experience also includes positions in both the Obama White House and the U.S. Attorney’s office. Colin and his wife Alexandra, who is also an attorney, share a home in the M Streets neighborhood in East Dallas.
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