Cristobal Velazquez, son of Vieques parents was raised in St. Croix and raised his own five children in Florida. His return to Vieques eight years ago marks a coming home to the family roots. A welder by trade, he has been working tirelessly for the sick animals in Vieques by assisting in the vet clinic. Cris can be found on any given day providing treatment to an injured animal, repairing equipment in the clinic, or arranging for colony cats to have sterilization surgery. Through Juntos, he strives to bring back values of kindness to animals, and sustainable land use to new generations of Vieques.