John Adkins is a real estate/banking/corporate lawyer with Blank Rome LLP in Houston. He is a long-time volunteer for the Texas Exes and served as president of the organization in 2005-06. He received the UT Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award in 1985. John’s undergraduate degree was Plan II-Government in 1973, and he graduated from UT’s School of Law in 1977.
John and his wife Cynthia are proud parents of four children: a social worker at a Houston hospital who started UT in the School of Undergraduate Studies; a UT undergraduate in urban studies; an energy entrepreneur in Houston; and an educational diagnostician in Fort Bend County.