WATCH: SA TikTok star ‘Texas Bushman’ pranks KSAT crew, shares story behind viral videos

Joe Jones scares passerbys while wearing a green suit covered in fake leaves

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A San Antonio area man has become a viral sensation for his River Walk pranks and scares.

Joe Jones, 33, is also known as the “Texas Bushman.” He has more than 2.1 million followers on TikTok and his pranks have been liked by 27.6 million people. He’s also been seen on YouTube and other social media platforms.

Jones scares passerby while wearing a green ghillie suit covered in fake leaves, and sitting quietly in a planter.

Jones recently stopped by KSAT-12 to discuss how he started the prank and why he made San Antonio his home.

We also had to see him in action. He took some time to do the prank and scare some of the KSAT crew.

About the Authors

Andrew Wilson is a digital journalist and social media producer at KSAT.

RJ Marquez is the traffic anchor/reporter for KSAT’s Good Morning San Antonio. He also fills in as a news anchor and has covered stories from breaking news and Fiesta to Spurs championships and high school sports. RJ started at KSAT in 2010. He is proud to serve our viewers and be a part of the culture and community that makes San Antonio great.

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