In 2011, he appeared in the Drive One Series commercials of Ford Cars, stating the catchphrase "Who wants to stop for gas? I don't."
Fuentes was a resident DJ on "Terrible Tuesdays" at the then popular Queenshead Pub in Toronto from 2003-2005. He originally performed under his own name, then adopted the moniker "Mexico 2000".
On May 12, 2012, Fuentes was lead skip of a local curling team that won the Gabby's 2012 annual Bonspiel held at the High Park Curling Club. The team completed the tournament with 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 ties.
In January 2016, Fuentes stated in an interview that "curling is an incredible sport because drinking is involved".
Advocacy and public serviceEdit
Fuentes is a known advocate for customer rights in fast food restaurants and taxi services in the Greater Toronto Area, as well as a staunch supporter of water conservation.
Throughout 2015, he championed a campaign to feed the homeless and clean up Toronto city streets known as "Mexico's Children". In early December, there was an incident outside a Toronto Coffee Time where he was reportedly spit on after offering a woman a bagel with cream cheese. The police were called but no charges or arrests were made.
On April 10, 2015, Fuentes was the answer to #30 across in the Metro Toronto daily crossword. The clue was "Remedy" on Global TV star, Diego __ (Trivia! He won the first VJ Search for MuchMusic in 1995).
- Fitz-Gerald, Sean (30 January 2016). "Late-night beer league an introductory legion of brooms". thestar.com. The Toronto Star. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- Metro Toronto daily crossword (page 35)