Personal Profile


Full Name Gilbert Peña
Hometown Pasadena
Education B.S., Texas Southern University
Spouse: Cynthia

Gilbert Peña is the representative of Texas’ House District 144.

Peña was born in Galveston, in 1949 and moved to Houston when he was nine years old. He successfully got his GED and then graduated from Texas Southern University with a Bachelor degree in Political Science in 1996.

Peña and his wife Cynthia have lived in Pasadena since 1992; they have four children and six grandchildren. Gilbert is now retired.

Information in this bio was provided by Peña's office.
Last updated: March 21, 2015.