I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. I live with my family in East El Paso. I grew up in an area of El Paso known as the Second Ward. I attended Aoy Elementary School, Bowie Junior High, Bowie High School, and graduated from Bel Air High School. I was drafted into the Army, had basic training at Fort Bliss, Texas, and was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. I was sent overseas to Korea in support of our troops in Vietnam. I returned to El Paso and continued my education at UTEP (University of Texas at El Paso). I graduated with a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) degree. I was a deputy constable at the county court house, Controller at the Paso Del Norte Hotel, Director of Operations with the Texas Indian Commission working with the Tigua Indians. Learned computer programming and worked with various computer stores. Became a licensed Realtor in 1990 and have been helping people achieve the American Dream of Home Ownership since then.