A graduate of Enloe HS and a former United States Marine, Watson received his Bachelor's degree in Biblical studies from Campbell University, and was enrolled in a Master’s Degree program at the NCCU School of Education. He has worked for WCPSS as a special education teacher and now owns his own small construction company.
The Watson family has lived in southeast Raleigh continuously since the 1950s. Increasingly involved with local nonprofit organizations, Mr. Watson intends to partner with them to grow service capacity. His election to the Raleigh City Council would help him in his fight to make southeast Raleigh even greater than it has ever been.