Glen Thomas Austin Jr. is an attorney, mediator, and political consultant based in Houston, Texas.

Originally from Texarkana, Texas, Austin earned his undergraduate degree in
psychology from the University of Central Arkansas and his law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. Austin has also worked on several successful political campaigns at the local and state level and worked with the Texas House of Representatives on several influential committees.

Austin currently practices business, contract, and criminal law and serves as President of Houston Black American Democrats, a political organization focused on increasing civic engagement and political participation in the African American community. Austin is focused on providing opportunity and access to politics to those that are traditionally underserved and underrepresented.