Meet Chivas USA’s Community MVP: Jesse Torres

03 July 1:31 de la tarde

Meet Chivas USA’s Community MVP: Jesse Torres

By Olivia Cervantes

Like many, successful people like to give back to their community. Jesse Torres is one of them. Born and raised in the streets of East Los Angeles, Jesse grew up to become a successful banker. Since he started playing soccer at the young age of five, he later became a soccer couch and founded the Hermosa Beach Soccer Club, and has chaired the L.A. Watts Summer Games soccer tournaments since 2006, organization that promotes competition among high schools in the area of athleticism. Jesse is also gives back to East Los Angeles as he serves as current President of the Rotary Club of East Los Angeles.

Now, Jesse is working to earn $10,000 for the local Boys Scouts chapter in his nomination to MLS W.O.R.K.S Community MVP. Not only will Jesse earn the money for the organization, but a trip to Philadelphia to represent Chivas USA in the 2012 MLS All-Star game.  

You can vote for Jesse Torres by clicking here. Polls close Friday, July 13, so hurry and vote now! And now, a word from the man himself, Jesse Torres: