Quinton “Q” Phillips is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, born and raised on the eastside of the city in the Historic Stop Six Community. Q’s lifelong work has encompassed Criminal Justice, Cultural Competency, and Education. Quinton has spent over a decade helping to facilitate a cultural diversity and leadership
camp for high school students and has now served the Multicultural Alliance for nearly 25 years. Q, formerly a Juvenile Probation Officer for nearly a decade, remained at the forefront of cultural competency for Tarrant County and the Mental Health Connection.
Phillips has been a program coordinator with “Da” Village Education Center and served five years as a Behavioral Interventionist with Lena Pope Home Inc. Currently Q serves as a School Board Member for the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education. Amongst Q’s responsibilities as a Trustee to District 3, he serves as Vice President of the Board, Chairperson for the Race Equity Committee, and serves on the After-School Programming and Policy committees. Phillips has also served as a member of the Race Equity Task Force for the Early Learning Alliance, a Board Member for the Minority Leaders and Citizens Council (MLCC), as well as an Alumni of Leadership ISD. Along with his community endeavors, Q is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Texas Christian University (TCU).
Phillips is a founding partner and Executive Director of Community Frontline, a non-profit organizationdesigned to offer solutions for community issues. Q is a graduate of The Illustrious Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and a proud alumnus of Prairie View A&M University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree
in Social Work with an emphasis in Psychology. Q continued his graduate work at Palmer Theological Seminary and Eastern University where he received degrees in Theological Studies. Q is married to Diondria, a Doctoral candidate and administrator in Secondary Education, and they have two sons,
Quinton II and Austin.