I am a professor of animal science at Texas A&M University with a specialty in meat science. I love food and enjoy preparing and eating it. I also have interests in travel, carpentry, photography, and leadership. I am the proud father of three children, have a wonderful son-in-law and lovely daughter-in-law, and have three very special grandchildren. And, of course, I have a wonderful wife, Jackie, who is very creative person and who has many great skills and hobbies that you will come to learn more about as time goes by.