This is Jose Salazar, and here are some interesting facts about him!
What are some hobbies?
Jose enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and fishing. Jose is an avid fishermen and his favorite time of the year is in the Spring and in the Fall, when the weather changes and the fish start running. Traveling, he and his wife have been traveling together since being married. They have gone all over Europe and the Caribbean. Jose also loves to draw and has been drawing since he was in elementary school. Jose enjoys playing summer softball, he plays third base and shortstop. Jose also enjoys playing the Nintendo Switch and is a Legend of Zelda fan.
What fish do you target? do you eat them?
Jose says he enjoys catching many species, catfish, large mouth, sun fish, but favorite to target and catch are Pike. Salmon are a close 2nd. 3rd would be small mouth bass. Jose says he does eat what he catches, if he is targeting walleye, sunfish, catfish and salmon. He will let bass and Pike go, to get bigger!
What is your favorite place that you have traveled to?
Jose says that is a tough question because there are so many great things about everywhere he has been. Jose says its a tie between Turks and Caicos and Spain. Turk and Caicos because the food was so fresh. Jose loves seafood and they had found a hidden gem of a restaurant were the price and the food were great! Grouper and redfish, fried or grilled were just delicious. Spain had so much history and their fair share of great food. Deep fried baby octopus with aioli sauce. The people were so kind, and Jose could speak the language so that helped relate to the people there.
What is the next destination for travel?
Jose says he and his wife alternate every year. Since they have traveled she has chosen, Spain, France, Italy, Greece and Jose has chosen Hawaii, Turks and Caicos, Trinidad and Tobago (missions trip). If you see the pattern Jose’s wife, Laura (co-owner of Pristine) picks Europe destinations and Jose selects tropical destinations. Jose says its his turn to pick and he is thinking Cancun, Mexico!
Jose says there are so many favorites of his, pizza, french fries, burger, tacos. If he had to chose one though…. carne asada tacos, with onion and cilantro on a warm corn tortilla!
Favorite Video Games?
Jose enjoys sports games, especially 2k basketball and Madden. Jose also likes Nintendo games, as they are what he grew up with. Mario Kart, Smash Bros and the Zelda series. Jose says his all-time favorite game is the Legend of Zelda, ocarina of time as that was the game that got him into playing.
What does Jose like to Draw?
Jose says he draws anything and everything, from Mickey Mouse to bridges. Jose also likes to paint, and when it comes to painting he enjoys painting aquatic animals and scenery. Drawing he enjoys drawing his favorite fishing lures catching his favorite specie of fish.
What books do you recommend?
The Bible is a book that is very dear to Jose. He says that it has life and is something that can transform lives. For business or making make big decisions, “Fearless” by Max Lucado is a great book to help with self-doubt. The Oz Principle is very useful to help understand and counter react the emotions of negativity and quitting. “Doing Business the Chik-fil-a Way” by Truett Cathy, Jose has just started this book and it has great insight on business and leadership.
Who is a hero to you?
(My parents are holding the picture frame)
Jose says there are so many heroes to him, Jesus Christ, both his parents and pastors that have influenced him. Jose says though when it comes to making decisions and trying to glean wisdom, he thinks of Joseph from the old testament in Genesis. Joseph was someone who was adaptable and held on to his faith regardless of the circumstances.
Where do you see the business in a year from now?
Jose says he can see the business doubling, and perhaps starting another family business. Jose says they have just made some great new hires and as long as we treat them well and continue to give clients great service, Pristine Clean LLC, will be around.