Dallas, Texas

Positive since 2003

After my own diagnosis in 2003, I wanted to help people while healing myself. I do now. I have a support group on Facebook called “The Voice of HIV.” Come join us.

What is your greatest achievement?

Stripping the ignorance and stigma.

What is your greatest regret?

Not being more careful.

What keeps you up at night?


If you could change one thing about living with HIV, what would it be?

Going back in time.


What is the best advice you ever received?

Stay strong.

What person in the HIV/AIDS community do you most admire?

Maria Mejia.

What drives you to do what you do?

My own diagnosis.


What is your motto?

Don’t give up.

If you had to evacuate your house immediately, what is the one thing you would grab on the way out?

My cell phone.

If you could be any animal, what would you be? And why?

A dog because it is loveable but also protective.