Personal Profile


Full Name Diego Bernal
Age 41
Hometown San Antonio
Education B.A., Sociology; Master, Social Work; J.D. University of Michigan
Spouse: Elyse

Representative Diego Bernal was born in South Texas and raised in San Antonio. After graduating from Jefferson High School, he attended the University of Michigan, where he earned his undergraduate degree, Master's in Social Work, and law degree. After graduating from law school, he returned to San Antonio permanently as a MALDEF staff attorney. He was elected to the San Antonio City Council representing District 1 in 2011. Representative Bernal was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in February 2015. He represents District 123, home to downtown and north central San Antonio, parts of the city's west side, along with the City of Castle Hills. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Public Education and also sits on the House Committee on Urban Affairs, and the House Committee on House Administration.

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Last updated: July 31, 2017