Thank you for visiting my page. I was born and raised in Jefferson, Ohio. I came to Raleigh, NC to attend N.C. State University on a football scholarship. While at N.C. State, I played on the offensive line for the Wolfpack coached by Dick Sheridan. While in college, I met my beautiful wife. I have two amazing daughters whom I adore. In the years that followed, I worked for Nike, the YMCA, and Suntrust Bank. I found my passion for teaching later and attended Guilford College to earn my teaching certification. I have eleven years of teaching experience--all in the 5th grade. I have taught all of the 5th grade curriculum, but currently I teach English Language Arts and Science. I have been at our amazing school for the last four years and absolutely love my co-workers and scholars. I hope you will visit us to see what makes this school so special.