What would people be surprised to know about you?
Ever since I was a little boy I loved dressing up as Zorro! I’ve always been fascinated by superheroes. My favorite superhero is Wolverine because of his intensity and passion to serve. Nothing gives me the inspiration like breathing life into other people's souls.
How would your friends describe you?
My friends would describe me as passionate and loving. No matter where people are on life’s journey, I believe it is so important to meet them where they are. Passion comes from the Greek word “to suffer” and I’ve gone through my own battles in life. As a result, grace and acceptance go a long a way for others.
What’s your “rallying” phrase to get yourself psyched before class?
B.A.W = You are Beautiful, Awesome and Worthy!
If you could have your favorite song lyrics tattooed on you, what would they be?
"Fight Song" by Rachel Platten
This is my fight song
Take back my life song
Prove I'm all right song
My power's turned on
Starting right now I'll be strong
I'll play my fight song
And I don't really care if nobody else believes
'Cause I've still got a lot of fight left in me
What’s one accomplishment you’re most proud of?
One accomplishment I’m grateful for is building a relationship with the children in the Kibera Slum of Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. We now serve over 1,000 children in the second largest slum in the world.
Do you have favorite charities?
1. Crossing Thresholds -- which serves children in the slums of Africa.
2. Fellowship of Christian Athletes which serves the youth in Darien bringing both faith and fitness together.
What’s your favorite belt-it-out song?
“Sherry Baby” by the Four Seasons.
If you grew up playing sports, what was your favorite? Why?
My favorite sports growing up were football and baseball because of the brotherhood, competitiveness and family atmosphere.
What are you most excited about in life right now?
What’s your idea of perfect happiness?
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received (or given)?
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