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  • Camden Jones

    Camden is a Tyler native and self-declared auto enthusiast. His passion for the Mazda brand and all that it stands for -- driving pleasure and eco-friendliness -- led him to found Velocity Mazda in Tyler in 2014. He grew up in a family addicted to racing, which led him to also race Mazdas semi-professionally. Camden and his family greatly enjoy participating in East Texas civic activities.

    Camden possesses a genuine interest in pairing people with affordable, quality vehicles. He is motivated to eradicate wary or negative perceptions about the car buying process. He endorses transparent, educational, and personable sales practices to ensure gratifying customer experiences.

  • Kumba Ndure
    Product Specialist

  • Darby Cockrell
    Product Specialist

    Darby has a love for Mazda's - owning a Mazda3 and a classic 2002 Miata.  In fact her passion for cars led her to buying from Velocity Mazda and subsequently becoming a Mazda Product Specialist.  She joined the team in August 2017, and has been going strong as an advocate for her customers.

    Darby is a Texas native, born in Arlington before moving to Ohio with her family.  In Ohio, she attended Canfield High School and Muskingum University where she played on the schools softball team before retiring with an injury.  She now attends the University of Texas at Tyler where she is a member of Delta Gamma Sorority.  In Darby's free time, she enjoys working on and modifying her personal fleet as well as attending car shows and events.

  • Jose Garcia
    Finance Manager

    Jose came to Velocity Mazda in May of 2014. He was and is enthusiastic about working with a new and growing dealership. He grew up in the car business and has been working in a dealership from a young age. He has received special training in F&I to ensure he can always get the best deal for our customers. Jose grew up in Tyler and really enjoys working in the community helping his home town find the perfect vehicle for their families. When Jose is not at Velocity, he loves spending time with his wife and children.

  • John Musoga
    Product Specialist

    Originally from Kenya, John moved to the USA in 2003. Since 2011 he and his family have made Tyler their home. He graduated from Wiley College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. John has worked in automotive sales for 8 years. In is off time he loves both European and American football. His favorite teams are Real Madrid and the San Francisco 49ers.

  • Shawn Parrish
    Product Specialist

    Shawn is a true Mazda enthusiast - owning two prior to working for Velocity.  His interest in the brand comes from first-hand experience with their superior design and fun-to-drive appeal.  He loves to share his passion for Mazda with his customers, which helps him pair customers with the right vehicle.

     Shawn grew up in Palestine, went to Westwood High School and played various sports including football.  He later graduated from UT Tyler with a Bachelor of Science. He has worked in both the retail and healthcare industries as have many of his clients.

  • Craig Huddleston
    Fixed Operations Manager

    Craig began working with Velocity Mazda in December of 2013. He was born and raised in the East Texas area and has been in the automotive business for over 25 years. He uses that experience and his Mazda Service Certification to provide the most efficient and thorough service to the customers of Velocity Mazda.

  • Jerry Land
    Service Manager

    Jerry was born in Panama City Florida and moved to Tyler in 1981. He started working with Velocity Mazda in March 2014. After the Military, Jerry began working in the automotive industry and has continued for over 45 years. He is Master ASC Certified and Mazda Service Certified