Born and raised in Plant City, Florida, TJ is a 3 year veteran of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. He is the recipient of the distinguished Medal of Valor and was the 2015 Deputy of the Year. He has a passion for serving others and is an avid outdoorsman, which led him to become a United States Coast Guard licensed Captain. His desire to give back and share his love of the outdoors with his fellow first responders is at the heart of Hook A Hero.
Please feel free to contact TJ anytime if you are interested in donating, sponsoring or volunteering with Hook A Hero. You can email him directly at Capt_TJ@hookahero.com. Also, if you would like to nominate an American hero to participate in an outdoor experience, please complete the nomination application on our website at HookAHero.com.