Personal Profile


Full Name DeWayne Burns
Hometown Cleburne
Occupation Business Investment Manager
Education B.S., Tarleton State University
Spouse: Jennifer
Religion Christian
Church First Baptist Church of Cleburne

Republican DeWayne Burns was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2014 and is currently serving his second term in office. Raised in southwest Johnson County, he grew up on a small farm near the Bosque County line and the Brazos River. He attended public schools in Cleburne and graduated from Cleburne High School in 1990. After attending Texas A&M University, he transferred to Tarleton State University where he graduated in 1994.

Representative Burns is currently a property and business investment manager. He and his family also own and operate a cattle ranch southwest of Cleburne. Previously, DeWayne served as Vice President of the Cleburne ISD Board of Trustees, as President of the Johnson County Farm Bureau, as a member of the Johnson County Economic Development Commission, and as a Fire Commissioner for the Johnson County Emergency Services District #1.

Representative Burns married his high school sweetheart, Jennifer, and they are the proud parents of two teenage sons and a daughter. The Burns Family are members of First Baptist Church of Cleburne.

Information in this bio was provided by Burns' office.
Last updated: Aug. 13, 2017