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Julián Castro

Mayor of San Antonio

A San Antonio native, Mayor Julián Castro is the youngest mayor of a Top 50 American city.  First elected on May 9, 2009, Mayor Castro was re-elected to a third term in 2013.  Mayor Castro has focused on attracting well-paying jobs in 21st century industries, positioning San Antonio to be a leader in the New Energy Economy and raising educational attainment across the spectrum.

Mayor Castro is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue, an Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellow, and serves on the board of the LBJ Foundation.

Mayor Castro earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University with honors and distinction in 1996 and a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School in 2000.  In 2001, at the age of 26, Castro became the youngest elected city councilman at that time in San Antonio history.