Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful 2005: Lindsay W. Huddleston II

Lindsay W. Huddleston II, Legal Research Analyst, Governor Granholm’s Office of Legal Counsel

Lindsay W. Huddleston II is a  native Detroiter. He attended Detroit Henry Ford High School. While there, Lindsay took on numerous leadership roles including Class President, Student Council President, Detroit City-Wide Student Council President and Youth Governor of the State of Michigan.  Lindsay then went on to graduate from Western Michigan University with a degree in Political Science. While at Western Michigan, he was vice president of the N.A.A.C.P. and became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.   Upon graduating from Western Michigan, he returned to Detroit to teach English and coach basketball at his alma mater, Henry Ford High School. Lindsay also taught the G.E.D. and was Student Government advisor at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility. Following that, Lindsay traveled the United States and Canada as a motivational speaker. He spoke to high school and college students about the importance of academic success, what to look for in a college or university and job interview skills.  Lindsay then began law school at Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law.  It was during this time that he met then Michigan Attorney General Jennifer M. Granholm.  Lindsay joined her campaign for Governor of the State of Michigan working as a Generation X organizer. Upon Jennifer Granholm being elected Governor, Lindsay became an assistant to the Governor.  He was responsible for her political advance.   Presently, Lindsay is a Legal Research Analyst in Governor Granholm’s Office of Legal Counsel.