Jose came to the United States in 1985 from Guadalajara, Mexico. His first job in the U.S. was as a garbage collector—one of his routes included St. Stephen’s. Jose currently works in sales management for Mapei Corporation. He and his wife Letty are parents to Ashley ‘08, Alan ‘12, and Anique ‘15. Jose and Letty have served as foster parents in Travis and Williamson County for 13 years, touching the lives of 24 children.