Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Sends 2020 Graduation Video to Texas High School Graduates


“I asked some friends and friends of friends to join me in congratulating our students.”


AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement today announcing the release of a video graduation message to the Texas High School Class of 2020. The video was distributed to every school superintendent in Texas to be delivered directly to graduating seniors.

“Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many high school seniors across Texas will not be having the graduation ceremony they envisioned. This video is one way to let them know how proud I am of them for achieving this important accomplishment. It is a big deal to be the Class of 2020, and I know these students will aim high and go after their dreams. I asked a few of my friends and friends of friends to join me in congratulating the Class of 2020 and they were all very excited to share in this message.”

Lt. Gov. Patrick’s graduation video also includes congratulatory messages from:


Kim Kardashian West – Businesswomen, Model and Media Personality
Jaylon Smith – Linebacker, Dallas Cowboys
Greg Mancz – Center, Houston Texans
Chris Woodward – Manager, Texas Rangers
Clyde Drexler – NBA Hall of Famer, Houston Rockets
Michael Irvin – NFL Hall of Famer, Dallas Cowboys
Case Keenum – Quarterback, Cleveland Browns/University of Houston
Robert Covington – Forward, Houston Rockets
Josh Reddick – Right Fielder, Houston Astros
Chuck Norris – Actor, Martial Artist, Film Producer and Screenwriter
Justin Jackson – Forward, Dallas Mavericks
Darren Woodson – Dallas Cowboys Legend
Andy Dalton – Quarterback, Dallas Cowboys/Texas Christian University
Justice Eva Guzman – Texas Supreme Court


Lt. Gov. Patrick’s video message can be viewed here.