Michael Tubbs

Stockton City Councilman

Michael Tubbs was elected in 2012 as the youngest city council member in Stockton’s history, earning more than 60 percent of the vote. 

Tubbs has interned at Google and at the White House and earned a bachelor’s degree with honors and a master’s degree in policy, organization and leadership studies from Stanford University. He is a Truman Scholar and a recipient of the Dinkelspiel Award, the highest award given to undergraduate students at Stanford.

Tubbs is the founder of The Phoenix Scholars and the Summer Success and Leadership Academy at the University of the Pacific and was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams as a speaker at TEDx San Joaquin and Tedx Stanford. He has been honored as one of Black Enterprise Top 4 under 40, The Root’s Top 25 under 25, and one of Reader Digest’s 50 things to love about America.