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Personal Profile: Joey Hawkins

Name: Joey Hawkins

Occupation: owner of Jupiter House Coffee


Birth date and place: Oct. 19, Denver

Family: wife, Amy; son, Royal, 3; and daughter, Holiday, due date Feb. 14

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: getting to see so many faces every day.

My business philosophy is: 1. Do what Amy tells me to do. 2. Sell the best coffee I possibly can. 3. Give the best customer service possible. 4. Have fun!

If I could, I’d be a: game show host or elementary school principal.

I’m so sick of: people copying my hair.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Bill Murray, John Elway, Jimmy Stewart and Colin Cowherd.

My hobbies are: working on my house.

The last book I read was: (to my son) Mrs. Wow Never Wanted A Cow by Martha Freeman.

I wish I knew how to: chill out.

My worst habit is: thinking I’m the funniest one in the room.

Nobody knows I: am the funniest one in the room.

The person I most admire is: my sister, Mary. She is a single mother of two, graduating from the University of North Texas in December. I’m so proud of her!

My guilty pleasure is: eating sweets in bed when my wife is asleep.

I drive a: mean bargain.

I’d like to be driving a: scooter with my brother in 1988.

My favorite restaurant is: Casa Galaviz.

I’m happiest when: I’m entertaining with my family and friends.

I regret: things I say daily.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: get Frenchy to make my yard look like the Garden of Eden and have him take care of it.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: the temperature.

When I retire, I plan to: keep working.

Community activities: Greater Denton Arts Council, Holiday Lighting, Rotary, Elvis on The Square, Day of The Dead, and United Way of Denton County