Born 1982, and raised picking jalapenos in Tuxpan (mexican pueblo). Brought over to the US (CA) around the age of 12. Got D's & C's for drawing during lectures in HS but sold paintings and received over 40k in scholarships. Won many 1st places in handball tournaments; refused offers to join football & cross country. Later attended the Art Institute right before joining the army in 2000 and became highly interested in computers & digital arts. Currently UI Artist at Carbine Studios (NCsoft). Thanks for reading.