Born in Dorado, Puerto Rico.
Earned a B.S.M.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus in 1964.
Worked as a Nuclear Reactor Operator at the BONUS Nuclear Plant in Rincón Puerto Rico during years 1964-1966.
Served in Vietnam from 1966-1968 as a 1st lieutenant with the USA 4th infantry division.
Occupied different positions with Esso Standard Oil and Exxon Chemical P.R., Inc. like: Gasoline Service Stations Construction Manager, Bulk Plant Manager; Sales Manager and General Manager in the US Virgin Islands from 1972 – 1999.
Member of the College of Engineers and Land Surveyors of Puerto Rico since 1965.
Licensed as a Real Estate Sales Associate since 2000 and associated with Watson Realty Corporation for over 18 years as of 2018.
Married to Andreita Cordova since 1064 and with two children, Yira and José Antonio, Jr and two Grand Children, Kody and Gabriel.
Residing in Kissimmee, FL since 1999.