John earned his M.A. and B.A. in International Relations from Yale's Jackson Institute (2010) and the University of Connecticut (2008), respectively. After commissioning as an Army Military Intelligence Officer through Officer Candidate School, John attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England and spent two and a half years forward-deployed to the Republic of Korea. John then transitioned to the Army Reserve and served as a Company Commander while working as a defense contractor in Washington, D.C. John is a member of the Yale Law School Class of 2020.