Born in Washington DC and raised in the Southern Maryland Area.
Grew up in a broken and abusive home which led him into many destructive behaviors and addictions.
When he was in 11th grade at Riverdale Baptist High School, he genuinely placed his heart-faith in Jesus Christ and began following Him.
After becoming a follower of Christ, his Youth Pastor began mentoring him.
After graduating High School, he attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
During his college years, he served in Christian Camp Ministry throughout his summer breaks.
At college, he worked landscaping and home improvement jobs to support himself.
In 1997, he graduated with a B.S. Degree with Concentrations in Biblical Studies and Youth Ministry.
He's been married to his wife Stephanie since 1996, and they have 3 children: Autumn, Noah, and Gabrielle.
After graduating college, he served as a Youth Pastor for 15 years in Maryland, New Jersey, and Missouri.
He's been serving as a Youth and Men's Speaker with Narrowtrail Ministries since 2010.
He owns and operates a small Home Improvement Business to help support his family and ministry.
God has graciously helped him overcome debilitating anxiety, panic, and depression.
God has also graciously helped him overcome a destructive addiction to pornography.
God is currently helping him overcome a painful battle with Lyme disease and chronic headaches.
Favorite Sports Teams = Dallas Cowboys, Maryland Terps, Washington Capitals.
Favorite Foods = Sushi, Chipotle, and Dark Chocolate!
Favorite Drink = Starbucks Coffee (hot, never cold).
Favorite Animal = Grizzly Bear (duh!).
Favorite Music Groups/Artists = Switchfoot, U2, VanHalen, Def Leppard, Old School Rap, 80's Music, LeCrae.
Favorite Movies = Tombstone, Gladiator, Braveheart, Lord of the Rings, Bourne Series, Rambo, Rocky.
Favorite Books = Bible - God ... Man's Search for Meaning - Frankl ... Walking with God through Pain & Suffering - Keller ... Unbroken - Hillenbrand ... The Expeditionary Man - Wagner, The War of Art - Pressfield, The Gospel According to Jesus - MacArthur, Fearless - Blehm, Shadow of the Almighty - Elliot, Bonhoeffer - Metaxas, My Utmost for His Highest - Chambers, Lord of the Rings - Tolkien, Screwtape Letters - Lewis,
Favorite Hobbies = Hanging-out with Family & Friends, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Kayaking, Observing Wildlife, Reading, Home & Yard Projects.