“I always knew I was going to run Jack Brothers. I never wanted to be a fireman, I just always wanted to farm. I’ve never had a job that didn’t have to do with farming.”
His is a family business that goes back multiple generations and will hopefully continue for many more. He plans to continue the family tradition.
“My dad and grandfather and grandmother … they worked so hard and passed on what they earned."
Earlier in his life he had been given only two months to live, after contracting a fever during training exercises along the Gulf Coast, but the Spanish-American War Army veteran pushed through and by the 1930s he and his partner were farming 2,800 acres in the Imperial Valley.