What did you do last night?
My wife went to school, college of course, and I made dinner for the kids and watched TV.
What do you usually eat for breakfast?
Nothing, I usually sleep late.
How many hours a night do you sleep?
Oh, about 8 or 9 hours.
What is your favorite hour of the day/night and why is it your favorite?
My favorite time of the day is lunch, because I can spend it with my wife.
Where do you live now?
I live in Oklahoma, Two hours south of OK city in a small town named Milburn.
Why did you move there?
It was getting a little too violent for me in Bakersfield. Oklahoma is alot slower and laid back.
Do you like living there? Explain.
Yes, the environment is a lot better for raising my kids.
What did you do in the years right after high school?
I did carpentry work for a few years and then moved to Oklahoma.
Tell us about your family? Kids? Spouses? Lovers? Partners? Divorces?
I divorced in 1999 from my first wife, but we had three kids. Their names and ages are Jordan, 15, Justin, 14 and Jasmine, 12. I am now remarried to a lovely Chickasaw Native American. Her name is Tracey and she has 2 children from a previous marriage. Their names and ages are Bryson, 15 and Brittany, 14. So all together we have 5 wonderful kids (haha).
Do you have a job outside of your home?
I drive a motor coach for the Gov. of the Chickasaw Nation, I also DJ on the side for proms, weddings, birthdays etc. I also have a mobile wash detail business, so I stay pretty busy.
Do you like your job?
I love all my jobs.
Is it the job you thought you would have when you were back in High School and you contemplated the future?
No. Wasn't sure what I was going to do when I grew up. Oh wait, I'm still growing up!!
If you could have any job in the world what would it be?
Coaching all kinds of sports.
What was your happiest day last year?
Every day is a happy day.
What is your biggest regret from the last 20 years?
I don't have any regrets, I love the way my life is.
Do you miss high school? What things do you miss about it?
Yes and no. I don't miss homework, but I do miss my friends and sports.
What is one of your favorite memories from high school?
Break dancing with my friends.
What is one of your worst memories from high school?
When I lost the championship against North high in football. 3 minutes left and they scored on my side.
Who were your best friends in high school?
Joel Espericueta, Fernando Lara, Cliff Johnson,
Have you kept in touch with them?
Joel for a while and lost touch.
How is your life different than the life you thought you would have after high school?
I thought I was going to be a carpenter for the rest of my life, never thought I'd be a Motor coach driver.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mr. Mercado, he was the only one who would let me be a class clown.
What was the biggest life lesson you learned in high school?
Never quit or give up, it's important to graduate.
Who was your favorite pop music band in high school?
Run DMC, Michael Jackson
Why do you want to attend a high school reunion?
To see all my friends and act like the class clown.
Why do you NOT want to attend a high school reunion?
I do want to attend.
Are you nervous about attending your high school reunion? Explain.
Hell no!! I can't wait!!!!
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Do you have any tattoos? What are they?
One on my left calf, a remembrance cross with my kid's and my mom's names. I also have one on my right shoulder with my wife's name, and Vasquez across my back in Old English letters.
What is your favorite food?
Are your parents still alive? How are they doing?
Yes. They live in Bakersfield, they are doing fine.
Are you happy with the way you look these days? Please explain.
Yes. I'm in good health and that's important.
If you won the lottery what would you do with the money?
Give to my family so nobody struggles
Are you religious? Spiritual? Agnostic? Is there a God?
I am very spiritual and sometimes a little agnostic.
What do you watch on TV?
Pimp my ride, MTV, and lots of movies.
What are your all-time favorite movies?
Predator, Doom, Fast and the Furious
In what ways have you changed the most from high school?
I grew up.
In what ways are you the same from high school?
I still play sports, now it's with my kids. My wife says I'm still the class clown.
Tell us about three of your happiest experiences since leaving high school.
My kids, my wife Tracey, and my job.
What do you like most about yourself?
I'm funny and I'm a people person.
What would you most like to change?
Nothing at all.
Do you talk on your cell phone while driving?
Yes, all the time, but I watch what I'm doing.
Tell us something that very few people know about you.
I'm still a kid at heart, especially when I'm with my kids.
What would you like to happen at the reunion? What would leave you satisfied? What do you NOT want to happen at the reunion?
I would love to see all my friends. That is what I would like to happen and this would also leave me very satisfied. I would not want to get drunk, puke, or pass out. (haha)
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