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Backed by years of professional experience, Mr. Jaquez presently excels as a senior technical assistant for SUNY Westchester Community College, Peekskill. In this capacity, he provides technical support to students and teachers who are encountering computer-related challenges. Similarly, he enhances laboratory facilities by remaining up-to-date with computer system software and applications, and assists students in navigating and utilizing various computer programs. Prior to obtaining his current role in academia, Mr. Jaquez worked as an animation and digital art teacher, conducting classes on 2D animation, stop motion animation, and quick start Photoshop.

During the early stages of his career, Mr. Jaquez gained valuable expertise in art production and direction, character design, storyboarding, and more through EJR-Art, and in graphic design in an executive role with Glory Furniture. An expert in his field, he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in animation in 2009. In light of his professional achievements, he has received an award for Best Animation and has been honored many times through martial arts competitions for his excellence in the discipline.

While his career has been filled with highlights, Mr. Jaquez takes the most pride in drawing on his expertise in animation to establish a YouTube channel (youtube.com/@ejrart) that features an animated mini-series "Ninja Academy". The cornerstone of his success lies in his drive to uplift others, his roots, which stem from his upbringing in the Dominican Republic, his family’s support, and his commitment. Within the next five to ten years, Mr. Jaquez aims to establish a studio and a production company and create stories that stray from the typical Hollywood mold.