At the age of 27, Miguel became the youngest school board member ever elected to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees on November 5, 2013 through special election. Soon after, he was re-elected to serve a three year term. On June 26, 2014, Miguel was selected by his fellow Trustees as the Board President, making him the youngest ever to serve in the position. He currently serves as the Board’s 1st Vice President. Solis’ professional experiences include serving as a staff member on President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and an eighth grade U.S. history teacher and central staff member in the Dallas Independent School District.