Julian and Joaquin Castro - 5 Fun Facts - as part of the news and politics series by GeoBeats.
Here are 5 fun facts about Julian and Joaquin Castro:
Number 5 - The brothers are identical twins. Born through C-section, Julian is a minute older than Joaquin.
Number 4 – The Castro brothers went to same high school and universities. Both earned their undergraduate degrees from Stanford University in 1996 and a JD from Harvard Law School in 2000.
Number 3 - During their college days, the brothers did not have a keen interest in politics. Instead, they had an inclination towards creative arts and wanted to pursue a career in broadcasting.
Number 2 – Joaquin is still single however Julian is married. His wife is an elementary school teacher and he has a 3-year-old daughter.
Number 1 - In 2005, when Julian was running for the Mayor's office, Joaquin was mistaken for his brother by the local TV news and the crowds present at the San Antonio river parade. Interestingly, Julian was not even present at the parade.