- Name: Julian Castro
- Born: 09/16/1974 (46 years old)
Julián Castro (// HOO-lee-AHN, Spanish:[xuˈljan]; born September 16, 1974) is an American politician from San Antonio. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the youngest member of President Obama’s Cabinet, serving as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017. Castro served as the mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas from 2009 until he joined Barack Obama’s cabinet in 2014.
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Julian Castro quotes :
I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.Julian Castro
My mother dreamed dreams for Joaquin and for me long before we could dream them for ourselves.Julian Castro
Seven presidents before him - Democrats and Republicans - tried to expand health care to all Americans. President Obama got it done.Julian Castro