Jose Wejebe: A Brief Biography

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Diversity and a wide range of people and ideas is what makes Florida so wonderful. The hispanic group in particular has many people who have completely shaped Florida into what it is now, such as Jose Wejebe. Jose was a Florida fisherman who had his own tv show, “The Spanish Fly” which was very successful. In his free time, he spent time with his children and helping out numerous charities such as Make A Wish, and Hooked A Cure. By inspiring people for his job, and helping people and charities in his free time, Jose is truly an icon, and a perfect example of how everyone needs to be. Since the day Jose found out about fishing, he knew that is what he wanted to do. Jose’s dream was to be a captain, and he executed that goal. Although he first worked for others, he ended up buying his own boat and being his own captain. People immediately loved Jose and his fishing style and he quickly became one of the best in the industry. When ESPN2 was just being created, they offered a show to Jose because of his charming personality, and dedication to his job. Jose was immediately a fan favorite, and his show ended up being…show more content…
Jose never let his success get to his head, and he never forgot his humble beginnings. One of his favorite things to do was take children from charities on a fishing trip so special, that the kids would never forget it for the rest of their lives. Jose would also take part in many charity fishing events raising a lot of money for kids who needed it. According to Jose’s charity, “ Throughout his life and career, Jose unselfishly donated his time, money and equipment to support countless charities including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Marc House, Wounded Warriors, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and many others.” Clearly Jose was a selfless person who truly made a difference in Florida's

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