He was born under the Zodialogical sign of Cancer in Guerrero, Mexico, where he lived a short time prior to relocating with his family to Mexico City. In 1986, he immigrated to the United States, arriving in Santa Barbara, CA where he held his first job at a local restaurant. "El Genio" began to possess considerable artistic personality traits, including his good taste for poetry. In fact, "El Genio" has recorded several albums with his reflections. You can listen to El Genio mornings on Denver's KJMN 92.1.