Although he now resides in Denton, TX, Brandon Chase McGee is originally from Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Collin County Community College and the University of North Texas with degrees and certificates in history, political science, dance, and leadership. Brandon attended Texas A&M University for postgraduate work in nonprofit management. Brandon belongs to various leadership boards in the DFW Metroplex and is a member of several community and political organizations both locally and statewide. Before being elected to the city council, Brandon most recently served on the Texas Democratic Party Executive Committee.
Brandon has been a guest speaker on many national issues such as immigration protection, women's rights, and arts funding. He has also enjoyed moderating various candidate forums and debates at all levels of government. In 2018, Brandon was a Congressional Black Caucus Institute Fellowship Award winner. In 2019, he was awarded a Battleground Texas Fellowship, and in 2020, he was a New Leaders Council fellowship winner. Brandon will be graduating from Leadership Denton and Denton Citizen's Police Academy in May 2022. His parents cultivated his passion for public service during his upbringing, and today he strives to pass that love for community on to his two beautiful daughters.