Grand Marshals

MLK Parade Foundation Advisory Board

Dorchelle Pérez
Jade She Jams
Bill King-Advisory Board
Dr. Richard A. Johnson lll-head shot

2019 MLK Grande Parade Co-Grand Marshals


Bill King
Former mayor Of Kemah, TX

Kim Gagne

Kim Gagne
Supervising Producer of
Steve Harvey

Tony Buzbee

Tony Buzbee

Rushion McDonald
2-Time Emmy Award Winning Television Producer

2019 MLK Grande Parade Honorees


Patrick M. “Marty” Lancton
President of the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association (HPFFA)


Delance Shaw
President Of The Houston Black Firefighters Association

Jaleah Davis

Ja’Leah Davis
Owner of Eyeconic Television, LLC

Laurie Robinson

Laurie Robinson
Managing Principal for Project and Vendor Management Advisors, LLC (PVMA)

Catherine Flowers

Catherine Flowers
CEO of Bread of Life, Inc.

Tony Runnels

Dr. Tony Runnels
Principal Royal High School-Royal ISD

Whitney J

Whitney J
The Session Talk Show Host

Dr. Tezzy Tezino

Dr. Tezzy Tezino
Visionary & Member of Joel Olsteen’s Lakewood Church


Dr. Kendall L. Baker
Public Service Sector of the City of Houston

Demetria Smith

Demetria Smith
Candidate For Houston Mayor 2019

Dan Crenshaw Congressman

Dan Crenshaw
Texas Congressman, Former Navy SEAL

Immediate Past Co-Grand Marshals

2018 MLK Grande Parade-Houston Immediate
Immediate Past Marshals

George Foreman

George Foreman
Former Professional Boxer

2018 MLK Grande Parade-Houston Immediate
Immediate Past Marshals


Yolanda Adams
Gospel singer

Past Co-Grand Marshals

2017 MLK Grande Parade-Houston Immediate
Past Marshals

Benjamin Crump
Civil Rights Attorney

2017 MLK Youth Parade-Houston Immediate
Past Grand Marshals

Ricky Anderson
Entertainment Attorney

2016 MLK Youth Parade-Houston Immediate
Past Grand Marshals

Just Brittany

Public Officials

The Honorable Al Green
Ruben Davis - Constable
May Walker - Constable
Chris Brown - Controller
Sylvester Turner - Mayor of Houston

Houston City Council Members

Larry Green - District K
Mike Knox - At Large 1
David W. Robinson - At Large 2
Michael Kubosh - At Large 3
Amanda K. Edwards - At Large 4
Steve Le - District F
Oliver Pennington - District G
Karla Cisneros - District H
Robert Gallegos - District I
Mike Laster - District J
Brenda Stardig - District A
Jerry Davis - District B
Ellen Cohen - District C
Dwight Boykins - District D
Dave Martin - District E
Jack Christie - At Large 5

In Recognition For Their Commitment In Excellence To Community Service Pageants

Miss Black America Co-ed 2015

Roneshia Ray

Miss Black American Teen 2015

Kaylah Sharve Baker