Manuel Enverga was the founder and president of the Luzonian University which he
converted into a foundation that now bears his name, the Manuel S. Enverga University
Foundation in Lucena City.
Following World War II, Enverga resumed his law practice and seeing that many young
people could not go back to school due to economic difficulties founded the Luzonian
Colleges. The Luzonian Colleges opened in the summer of 1947 to 102 students, mostly
Enverga represented Quezon as congressman from 1953 to 1968, an unprecedented four
terms in 15 years.