Meet Dwight

Dwight Boykins

Dwight Boykins is born and educated in District D with a passion for advocating for his residents and community issues. Dwight has been committed to serving his community by working with organizations like SHAPE Community Center, the NAACP, and several other non-profits. District D is Dwight’s home and his only hope is to make it a better community for all of its current and future citizens.

Through his work, Dwight has been able to help community organizations and citizens in their effort to make a difference in the world we live in today. As a small business owner, Dwight has developed the insight into what it takes to run a business and has gained the appreciation of just how important they are to our community. As Councilman, he will use that insight to help create a better, more prosperous community for District D.

Dwight has also served in various positions through the City of Houston. In 2008 Dwight was appointed by former Houston Mayor Bill White to serve on the Hurricane Ike Relief Fund Board, overseeing the distribution of over $16 million in funding to the city’s most devastated areas. Dwight has also served on the Oversight Committee of ReBuild Houston – a citywide initiative aimed at renewing the city’s flooding and street infrastructure. Through this work, Dwight has developed a passion for service and representing the community that he loves.

 

Dwight and Genora Boykins

Dwight and Genora Boykins

A native Houstonian and lifelong resident of District D, Dwight attended and graduated from Houston Independent School District  including, Turner Elementary, Whidby Elementary, Cullen Jr. High, and Stephen F. Austin High School. Dwight then went on to earn his BBA in Marketing from the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University. Dwight and Genora, his wife of over 23 years, reside in the heart of District D. They have attended Windsor Village United Methodist Church for over 25 years.

Dwight is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Member, Houston Black American Democrats
  • Member, Harris County Tejano Democrats
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
  • Life Member, NAACP
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce
  • Southbelt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce