Alongside his parents, Austin radiologist John Hogg grew up in northeast Texas doing service work and civic projects. It never seemed like work because he always enjoyed it. Meanwhile builder David Garza, Hogg’s partner and an Austin native with roots in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, grew up surrounded by a large, extended Hispanic family who instilled the values of spending time together and taking care of each other.
“Being embraced and nurtured was the greatest gift from my parents and relatives,” Garza says. “I always felt loved and cared for.”