Julio is the Operations Coordinator for NextOp a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Houston, Texas. Julio was named to his current position in May, 2015.
Julio was raised in Pasadena Texas and graduated from Pasadena High School. Julio enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2001 and left for recruit training in July of that year. During his time, he served with 1st First Service Support Group, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, and 1st Battalion 4th Marines. He served as a Marine recruiter for three years and was part of Recruiting Station Atlanta. He was part of two Marine Expeditionary Units: 2007 with the 31st MEU and 2013 with the 13th MEU.
Julio served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003,2004,and 2009. Julio received an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps in September, 2014.