I was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM. I graduated from Mayfield High School in 2002. I attended New Mexico State University until I transferred to Texas A&M University in 2005, where I graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Business in Auguest of 2007. Upon returning to Las Cruces, I worked in the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry wherer I worked my way up to Branch Manager of a semi-truck and trailer dealership. I also managed a family-owned Agricultural Irrigation Company in Deming, NM. I am a business owner and now a financial advisor at Edwards Jones. I am a proud husband, father, and happy to serve District 5 on the Doña Ana Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association.