College(s) attended: California State University, Fullerton and California State University, Long Beach
Degree(s) earned: Bachelors degree in music, classical guitar performance and music teaching credential.
Number of years in education: 5
Number of years at Benton: 5
Favorite book: This Perfect Day by Ira Levin
Favorite subject in college: Besides music, sociology.
Favorite visual artist: To many to name. One of my favorite modern artist is my friend and colleague Nzuji De Magalhaes.
Favorite performing artist: To many to name. One of my favorite finger style guitarist is Tommy Emmanuel.
Favorite thing to do: Play my guitar, write music, spend time with family and friends. I love to hike, surf, and work out. I love road trips and traveling.
Some things you may not know about me: I have had the pleasure of playing music with the Cal State Fullerton Guitar Orchestra in Bulgaria for 30 days. I played at the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria and met the ambassador. I played at a guitar festival in Syros Greece in 2010. I won second place in the Pacific Guitar Festival, in Monrovia, California. I cofounded one of the first professional guitar orchestra's in California, The Orange County Guitar Orchestra.