John is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He joined the Air Force in 2012 and spent eight years flying on the U-28A and served most of his active-duty career at Cannon AFB, New Mexico and Hurlburt Field, Florida. In 2020, John joined the Oklahoma Air National Guard and works there part-time as he attends graduate school.
John is a joint JD/MPA candidate at Stanford Law School and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He is interested in assisting humanitarian aid organizations and working on national security policy once his studies are complete. In his free time, John enjoys reading novels, bourbon whiskey, and a good long run.