Colin Allred

official U.S. Congress photo of Colin Allred, c. 2019

Birth Name: Colin Zachary Allred

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 15, 1983

*African-American (father)
*English, possibly other (mother)

Colin Allred is an American politician, attorney, and professional football player. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas, since January 3, 2019.

Colin is the son of Judith Ann Allred. Colin is married to Alexandra Eber, with whom he has a son.

Of relating to Barack Obama, Colin has said, “…I read Obama‚Äôs memoir and was captivated by the way he talked about the law and civil rights. We shared some experiences as black men of mixed racial heritage who were raised by our white mothers, and I was hooked.”

2 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:


    His mother is white. It was a big part of his backstory.

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