Jose was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico & was raised in Monterrey, Mexico, where he spent his youth playing soccer. Jose eventually relocated to Laredo, Texas where he acquired his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University (TAMIU). During his time at TAMIU he had the opportunity to obtain insight shadowing an attorney. This inspired him to want to become an attorney and apply for law school. Jose attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where he was a Commercial Law tutor for two years. Jose also worked as a law clerk for a personal injury law firm throughout his last two years of law school. This experience inspired him to continue developing his passion for personal injury and to help advocate for clients that have been injured. When Jose is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, working out, and watching movies.