State Rep. Darrin Quiroz Camilleri is serving his first term representing the 23rd District, which includes the Downriver communities of Brownstown, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Huron, Trenton and Woodhaven. At 24, he became the youngest Latino and first Maltese-American in Michigan's history to serve in the state House. Camilleri sits on the Education Reform, Energy Policy, and Commerce and Trade committees. Prior to joining the Legislature, he was a high school social studies teacher in Detroit and a Parks and Recreation Commissioner in Brownstown Township.
Camilleri is a first-generation college graduate. He earned his degree from Kalamazoo College, and during his time there, he served as student body president, led the Michigan Federation of College Democrats and worked for Congressman John Dingell. He is a graduate of Gabriel Richard Catholic High School in Riverview.
He enjoys playing pick-up basketball, bowling, reading, traveling and spending time with his family. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Trenton and lives in Brownstown Township.