San Francisco Mayor in Hawkins

An East Texas college had a distinguished visitor at commencement ceremonies today.

It was graduation day for seniors at Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins.

Among the honored guests was keynote speaker, Willie Brown.

The honorable mayor of San Francisco, California. Brown is a native of Mineola.

The two term mayor came to inspire the graduates on how to achieve whatever they have a passion for in life.

Brown was given an additional honor when he was awarded an honorary doctorate of law.