Coach Hawkins is from Longview, TX.  He attended Henderson State University where he earned his B.S. in Business.  Coach Hawkins has been coaching for 24 years with 17 of those years at Pine Tree.  He has also coached at Mt. Pleasant HS.  Coach Hawkins has been married to his wife Deidre for 24 years and their daughter Debra (18) is a senior at PT High School.  Their son Victor (23) also graduated from Pine Tree.  Coach Hawkins is also the proud pastor of Watts Chapel CME Church.