was born in New Orleans and brought home Christmas Eve in a stocking
lived in 16 different cities and although I'm an Angelino, my heart is in the South.
one Grandfather was the lead singer of Slim Scoggins and his Roamin Cowboys and the other was a Hump Pilot in WW2.
at 12 years old I held the California state record for the 10 and under 50yd backstroke
in first grade - stuck a popcorn seed down my ear and had to get it surgically removed.
after convincing myself that I could fly if I believed hard enough, I jumped off the roof of my house and broke my arm.
taught photography at Newport Beach High School.
volunteered as a photography teacher to the blind at the Braille Institute of Los Angeles.
graduated Art Center College of Design in 2001 - Attended Ringling School of Art and Design previously.
at age 50, my father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's.
favorite Artist is Theodere Geisel (Dr. Suess).
had a Gold fish named Mr. Fish.
toured with the Grateful Dead at age 17 and have attended Burning Man twice.
was a volunteer presentation scuba diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
injuries include: broken arm, stitches in my head and arm, metal plates / screws in my hand, broken nose and a chopped off finger
a master at Chinese Kenpo, Krav Maga and am a Rescue Diver
here's a video rundown of my life in 2 minutes.