Elvin Franklin, Jr.
Mr. Franklin founded and retired from Elvin Franklin’s Insurance Agency representing State Farm Insurance Company.
He has served as Chair of the Board of Managers during three terms for the HCHD Foundation Board. He attended Mississippi State University and Grambling State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree.Mr. Franklin was inducted into the Grambling State University Alumni Hall of Fame October 30, 2009.
He has been a member of the Northeast YMCA Board of Directors since 1981, and due to his many contributions, now annually awards the “Elvin Franklin Community Award”. He is a recipient of the “David Allen Award”, the highest service award presented by the greater Houston area YMCA. In 2000 the Texas House of Representatives honored him with a resolution for his personal achievements and community involvement. Harris County Commissioners Court proclaimed September 6, 2006 “Elvin Franklin, Jr. Day” for his contributions to the Harris County Hospital District Foundation.