An El Paso police officer is gearing up for the role of a lifetime. And he’s the only one to do it in the state of Texas.
Passion has led this officer to the world stage.
Our paths in life all lead us down different roads.
“Coming out here to support them lit a flame in my heart,” said Sgt. Roberto Cardenas.
Sgt. Roberto Cardenas is a 20-year-old police veteran, husband to a special education teacher , father to five kids.
Part of his journey starts on the track at Burges High School.
“When you see that last hundred lines, and you see the finish line within view, I think that’s when you forget that you’re tired, and then you just want to finish and finish strong,” said Cardenas.
Cardenas has served as a volunteer for the Special Olympics for 10 years now.