John Lucas Briggs is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Jason Briggs of University Park. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen John Summers of Highland Park and Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Briggs of Tulsa, Oklahoma. His sister Olivia is a junior at Highland Park High School and his sister Helena is a 7th grader at Highland Park Middle School.
A 2018 graduate of Highland Park High School, Lucas was a member of the Highland Park varsity golf team and received All-District and regional honors. Lucas was a member of the National Honor Society, Highland Park chess team, Community Service Council and Iron Sharpens Iron Club. He earned the Bronze Presidential Community Service Award and was a Cornerstone Scholar Athlete. Lucas’ art submissions won him the Scholastic Visual Art Award his junior year. Lucas is a member Highland Park United Methodist Church and is an active community volunteer.
Lucas attends Southern Methodist University and plans to major in business and finance in the Cox School of Business. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Lucas enjoys skiing, playing golf and spending time with friends and family.