Bolivar Fraga was born in Houston and raised in the East End. After graduating from Bellaire High School, Bolivar attended the United States Air Force Academy, where he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force and earned a Bachelor of Science in History.
Bolivar’s active duty experience included serving as an Intelligence Officer during 9/11 in support of operations into Afghanistan as part of the War on Terror (Operation Enduring Freedom).
Bolivar also holds Master degrees in Latin American Studies, Social Work, and Pastoral Studies. Remaining true to his passion for service, Bolivar currently works as the Community Developer of the Ripley House Neighborhood Center, and is a Board Member of the Greater East End Management District, Harrisburg Rotary, Houston A+ Challenge, Second Ward Super Neighborhood (Vice President), and the Mickey Leland Kibbutzim Internship Program.