Washington Post, “Who is Ted Cruz?.” August 1, 2012.
But indicated he did not know he was a Canadian citizen until 2014.
In high school he was part of a group sponsored by the Free Enterprise Institute that learned the Constitution by heart and traveled the state giving speeches on conservative ideas.
Senator Cruz web site
After several years of service in President George W. Bush’s administration, Cruz returned to Texas in 2003 to serve as the state’s third solicitor general.