Magnet (real name José) is a character from Holes. He was arrested and sent to Camp Green Lake for attempting to rob a pet store.


Magnet has olive skin, brown eyes, and short dark hair with a bandana wrapped around it. Like the other prisoners, he wears a jumpsuit.

Role in the film

At Camp Green Lake, Magnet is assigned to D-Tent sometime before Stanley Yelnats IV. He witnesses the fight between Yelnats and the Lump, and later steals sunflower seeds from Mr. Sir.