Wilford Lamastus Jr.
Bajareque Coffee House
Please tell us a little about yourself:
I am a cupper and roaster for Bajareque Coffee in Panama city.
What are you excited to do in Boston?:
Train for the World Brewers Cup.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
2018 Brewers Cup Panama – 2nd Place
2018 Barista Championship Panama – 2nd Place
2019 Brewers Cup Panama – 1st Place
How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:
I see more global partnerships between the producers and consumer worlds.
Where do you see yourself in five years?:
Working in several fields of the coffee industry to help improve the production side.
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Hiking, watching sports, and CrossFit.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WBrC?:
My coach, Ben Putt; My father, Wilford Lamastus; Mi wife, Simi; and my mom, Velia — thank you all!