He’s a writer, and poet who’s been in demand to speak at some South Coast schools.
But, the most inspirational part of his story may not be his writing, but the fact he’s a gardener, who never went to college, and in fact never graduated from high school.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Oxnard.
Click on link to listen to/download story: Jose Mendoza-The Gardener
Link to “The Poem Of Life” book: www.amazon.com/The-Poem-Life-Jose-Mendoza/dp/1452583897