Mr. Montes grew up in the city of Lynwood and attended Wilson Elementary, Hosler Middle School and Lynwood High School. He graduated from LHS in 1994. He began his career with the Lynwood Unified School District as an Instructional Assistant at Lugo Elementary in 1995. Mr. Montes graduated from UC Riverside with a B.A. is Psychology in 1999 and began his role as a teacher at Washington Elementary. In 2012, he became Instructional Lead at Hosler Middle School.
Since 2014, Mr. Montes has been Assistant Principal at Lynwood High School.