Robert A. Estrada, the current President of the venerable Texas Exes Association, a former member of the Texas Board of Regents, and a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award Honoree, is a Texas icon. Born in Mexico City to U.S. Citizen parents, Robert has lived the quintessential American Dream. From Brownsville, Texas, Robert has been a success in media, politics and business. He served as a Special Assistant to the President of the United States and started on of the most successful municipal bond investment banks in the country. But his biggest success was raising a beautiful and successful family after experiencing a traumatic and tragic life-changing event. This is his story.