A beloved fast-food restaurant employee has fallen on hard times and is receiving help from the students he once served.
Ishmael Mohammed Jr. was more commonly known as “Junior” or “The Wendy’s Guy” when he worked on the campus of the University of Texas. For a guy who took people’s orders at the cash register of a Wendy’s, he was relatively well-known.
If you had the chance to witness Junior in action, you immediately saw why. With an infectious personality, funny catch phrases and lightening quick keystrokes, Mohammed became popular with the student body. During his run from 1998 to 2012, the Wendy’s employee broke the world record for most fast-food transactions in 30 minutes. Mohammed rang up 246 transactions from noon to 12:30 one day.
“Junior puts the fast in fast food,” he said in a documentary produced by a UT alumnus about him and his record-setting day. “Even my job, I go home and I dream about it. That’s how much I love my job.”
But in 2012, Junior left his job to move backRead More »from University Community Unites to Raise $30,000 for Beloved Former Fast-Food Worker Found Homeless