Trustee, Eladio Jaimez
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Eladio Jaimez is a native of Harlingen and worked for the Valley Morning Star for 12 years as a sports writer, where he recorded many of our HCISD student-athletes’ achievements and successes.
Over the years, Jaimez developed many great relationships with coaches, parents and public officials that shared the same vision for Harlingen and the Rio Grande Valley. In 2008, Jaimez and the Valley Morning Star teamed up with the Harlingen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to establish the RGV All-Star Sports Awards, which recognized Valley athletes and coaches for their work during the school year. The annual banquet still honors student-athletes across the Valley today and is known as the All-Valley Sports Awards Banquet.
Jaimez was nominated for the Texas High School Coaches Association Putt Powell Sportswriter of the Year Award twice (2011, 2016) and also earned an APME Sports Writing award for his reporting in 2011.
In 2012, Jaimez joined Texas State Technical College where he worked as a Communications Specialists in the Communication and Creative Services department. Jaimez’s duties included the marketing and promotion of TSTC’s high-valued technical programs.
In 2015, Jaimez joined AEP Texas as a Communications Consultant where the company’s culture encourages and fosters community involvement.
Jaimez attended Harlingen High School and later the University of Texas Pan American, where he studied journalism. Jaimez is the son of Lupita Jaimez and brother to Rebecca Jaimez-Ochoa, an educator. He has two labrador-rottweiler mixes named Huck and Finn, is a member of the St. Anthony’s Catholic Community and loves spending time with his family, especially spoiling his three-year old nephew Michael Noah and one-year old niece Camila Rose. In his free time, Jaimez loves to play golf and work up a sweat at Crossfit Stamina.