Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Manny Cruz

FedEx Freight
Oregon – Flatbed Class Champion

Manny won the Oregon Flatbed title to qualify for his first NTDC appearance. A 20-year professional driver, he has logged more than 860,000 accident-free miles. Manny has been a FedEx Freight team member based in Eugene for seven years. He points to his father as being an inspiration through his efforts to always work hard and keep his family safe through their survival of a devastating earthquake in Nicaragua and during their immigration to the United States. In his free time, Manny enjoys family bike rides and swimming at a local river. He is also involved with his church. Manny and his wife Debra have a son, Tgre (13). The Cruz family lives in Eugene, Oregon.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Manny Cruz
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Eugene, Ore.
Career Years Driving: 20
Years With FedEx: 7
Safe Driving Miles: 860,000

Past NTDC Appearances

Has qualified to compete in first NTDC.