Colin Allred

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Person.png Colin Allred  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(football player, politician)
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BornApril 15, 1983
NationalityUS
Alma materBaylor University, UC Berkeley School of Law
SpouseAlexandra Eber
Member ofWEF/Young Global Leaders/2022

Colin Zachary Allred is an American politician, lawyer, and former professional football player. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the U.S. representative from Texas's 32nd district, which includes the northeastern corner of Dallas.

Allred is a lawyer and former linebacker who played for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He left football to pursue a degree in law, receiving his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, followed by positions in both the Obama administration[1] and the U.S. Attorney's office.[2]

He was selected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2022.

Congress

In November 2018, Allred was elected co-president of the 116th Congressional Freshman Class, alongside fellow Obama administration alumna Haley Stevens of Michigan.[3]

On December 18, 2019, Allred voted for both articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.[4] He also voted to impeach Trump in January 2021 during his second impeachment.[5]

As of September 2021, Allred had voted in line with Joe Biden's stated position 100% of the time.[6]



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