Juan was born in Jumiltepec, Mexico and is the oldest of 10 siblings. He went to high school and studied electronics and worked on the family farm. Juan first joined Peninsula Equine in 2005, splitting his time between cultivating the family farm in Mexico and helping the horses on the San Francisco Peninsula. Juan is married with three children: a daughter Rosario Carolina, a son Juan Brando and another son Genario Octavio. In his free time, Juan likes to play soccer. He is also pursuing further classes in English as a second language at Foothill Community College.
2005 joined PenEq