Jose was born in the Logan neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In childhood, he became interested in art, competing with his brothers to draw the best portrait. Now, Jose is an owner and tattoo artist at Hard Ink Tattoo Studio. He works in various styles, such as black and grey, religious, portraiture, and black and white. Jose has also been fond of painting since childhood, being a self-taught artist who is still improving his skills in oil painting and discovering new techniques.