Jaime is a native of Dallas. Each school that he attended is in Pleasant Grove: R.C. Buckner, Julius Dorsey, E.B. Comstock and Skyline High School. He is the father of a 7-year-old daughter who will be attending DISD's Solar Preparatory (STEAM) School for Girls this upcoming school year.
Before graduating from Skyline, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as an engineer and served for 8 years, including a yearlong tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq. He went on to earn an Associate Degree at Eastfield Community College, a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Degree from the University of North Texas (Dallas Campus), and then a J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law.
He is currently an attorney at West & Associates, L.L.P. and is a member of the following organizations:
- Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
- Dallas Bar Association
- Dallas Hispanic Bar Association Pro Bono Committee
- Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce
- Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Latino Center for Leadership Development