Born in Houston. . . A 1987 graduate of Weslaco High School . . . Served in the U. S. Navy. . . Then became a guard at the Texas Department of Corrections in Huntsville . . . Entered HPD in 1996 . . . Graduate of HPD Police Cadet Class No. 168 in January 1997 . . . Joined Southeast and has never left – except for a brief period of service at 1200 Travis . . . Works the evening shift . . .Elected HPOU Secretary in 2008. . . Enjoys running, swimming , and bike riding . . . He and his wife, Heather, have a son, Noah. They are the proud owners of their dog, Ande.