Art Velez from "The Amazing Race 2012" is one of the contestants on Season 20 of the CBS reality competition series. He is teamed up with his friend and co-worker JJ Carrell. He is a 43-year-old border patrol agent from Temecula, California.

Here is an interview with Art Velez ("Amazing Race 20"):

Describe what you do: I tell others what to do, how to do it, and I prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country.

How will these skills help you win The Race? I have the ability to adapt, adjust, overcome and make split-second command decisions.

Three words to describe you: Funny, hilarious and good-looking.

Favorite hobbies: Shooting guns in competition, golfing and smoking/cooking meats.

What famous person reminds you of yourself? Ben Affleck.

What famous person reminds you of your teammate? David "The Hoff" Hasselhoff.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?  My incredible son and my marriage.

What scares you most about traveling? Getting arrested in a foreign country.

What excites you most about traveling? Experiencing different cultures.

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: My partner needs to understand and learn that not everyone in the world is stupid.

Pet peeve about your teammate: His Botox shots, plucked eyebrows and those loafers.

What country and place would you most like to visit and why? New Zealand. When I was in Australia, I met some great folks from there. They spoke highly of New Zealand and they were wonderful people.

What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I want to see my partner cry on national television because I am his boss and he is a wuss.




FACTS

Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: ∼48 years old
Current Residence: Temecula, CA




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