Garnet Fredrick Coleman is an American politician. Since 1991, he has been a member of the Texas House of Representatives for the 147th district, located entirely within Houston, Texas and Harris County.
Coleman was born on September 8, 1961, in Washington, DC and raised in Houston, Texas. His father is John B. Coleman, a Houston doctor. As of 2006, the family of Colemans father had lived in Houstons Third Ward neighborhood for over 100 years.