Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr., Andy Ruiz Jr., Mexican-American Professional Boxer, Mexican-American Boxer, Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr Biography and Profile, Andy Ruiz Jr Biography and Profile

Andy Ruiz was born on September 11, 1989, in Imperial Valley California. His parents migrated to the United States from Mexico. His father Andrés senior was formerly a construction worker. Ruiz was passionate about baseball until his father made him a boxer. Andy says: “Everyone who thinks I’m not Mexican simply because I was born in the United States is wrong. My mom and dad are from Mexicali, and I feel more Mexican than others who were born in Mexico because I fought for my race and for Mexico.” Andy Ruiz Jr. Biography and Profile. Read more