Samuel L. Milledge, II, or known to most as “Sam”, is a native Houstonian who was raised in the Greenspoint area of Houston. Sam attended the prestigious St. Pius X High School, where he starred on the varsity basketball team his freshman through senior year. While at St. Pius X, Sam graduated Suma Cum Laude and was bestowed with the honor of being named “Mr. Panther” his senior year.
After graduating from St. Pius in 2000, he continued his academic and athletic career at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. He lettered in basketball all four years, being a part of the first and second team in Alabama State University’s history to make the NCAA tournament. He was named captain of the men’s basketball team in his junior and senior years. In the spring of 2002, Sam pledged and became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated. He graduated Suma Cum Laude in 2004 earning his Bachelor in Communications.
Despite having offers to further his basketball career professionally, Sam accepted a job working at the famed “97.9 The Box” in Houston in the promotions department. He quickly worked his way onto the programming side and went by the on-air name of Handsome Sam “The Greenspoint Gentleman.” After two years of working at the Box, he decided to go to law school. In April of 2006, Sam was accepted into the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 2009.
After law school, Sam went out to Las Vegas, Nevada to work for the Clark County Public Defender’s Office from 2009-2011. After spending two years on the West Coast, he brought his talents back home to Houston. He is now a Managing Partner along with his father, Samuel L. Milledge, Sr. of The Milledge Law Firm, P.L.L.C. Sam’s is the head of the firm’s Federal and State Criminal Law, Entertainment, and Personal Injury divisions.