I have enjoyed the outdoors since childhood and continue to co-discover nature with my wife and two daughters. As a family we actively explore by hiking, camping, surfing, and climbing trees. I have always enjoyed being with children. For over a decade I worked at Rock Church in children’s ministry, singing, dancing, playing, teaching, and creating. I received a bachelors degree in animation at NYU and studied marine biology at UCSD. As a native to San Diego I find our costal chaparral ecosystem beautiful and life giving.