3rd Grade Teacher
John graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He holds a degree in Business Administration. He majored in Accounting and minored in Marketing Management. He returned to his alma mater to do his teaching credential program. He holds a professional educators certificate from ACSI.
He became a Christian when he was at the university. He taught 5th grade in Southern California. He has spent the past 2 plus years as a substitute teacher in Evergreen and Vancouver school districts. He has served as a missionary to China, Ecuador, and Mexico.
He and his family, (wife Christine and son Johnny), moved to Vancouver in the spring of 2013. They have been attending First E since June 2017.
His favorite verses are 2 Thessalonians 3:5&16: "5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance." "16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you."
He enjoys hiking, kayaking, and going on trips with his family, especially to filming locations.