The Power of Education: How It Changed My World
Mayor, City of San Antonio
Throughout his tenure in public service, Mayor Castro has championed a vision of economic growth and a top-notch quality of life for the people of San Antonio. He firmly believes education is vital to attract jobs of the future. Castro is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School.
Julián was elected Mayor of San Antonio on May 9, 2009. A 35-year-old San Antonio native, Mayor Castro is the youngest mayor of a Top 50 American city. In 2001, at the age of 26, Castro became the youngest elected city councilman at that point in San Antonio history.
Mayor Castro’s initiatives include a holistic approach to raising local educational attainment levels by increasing city participation in early childhood education, high school dropout prevention and comprehensive higher education counseling.
Mayor Castro mixes one packet of Sweet and Low AND one packet of Equal in his iced tea.