JW Wagyu was founded by Dr. Jimmy Webb, DVM with the simple goal of developing the finest Full Blood Wagyu cattle for Wagyu producers and breeders. Dr. Webb has taken his experience gained over a 30 year career in bovine genetics and reproduction to develop his own herd of Full Blood Wagyu.
Jimmy Webb was born and raised in Central Mississippi. There he developed his first two loves; cattle and football. These two loves would drive him to great success in both fields. After a successful college football career at Mississippi State, he was named as a first team All American Defensive Lineman and was selected in the first round of the 1975 NFL Draft with the 10th overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers. He went on to play six seasons with the 49ers and one with the San Diego Chargers.
After his second season in the NFL he was accepted into the first class of the Mississippi State Veterinary School. He went on to complete his doctorate in veterinary medicine between football seasons in 1982. Dr. Webb is one of two who have been both an active player in the NFL and a licensed veterinarian.
After completing his football career, Dr. Webb has spent the last 30 years working with cattleman throughout United States to improve the performance of their herds through genetics. He has been an active member of the American Embryo Transfer Association for the past 33 years and served as president of the AETA from 1991 to 1992. He remains an active embryo transfer practitioner in Central California.
Jimmy and his wife of 40 years Cindy have 2 sons, Josh, who resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife and two sons and Micah who resides in Houston, Texas with his wife and two children.