John served as a Cavalry scout in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Kirkuk, Iraq in 2009. While deployed, he took part in over 200 combat missions. After finishing his military obligation, John attended Columbia College and earned BA in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies. John is currently a 1L at Charleston School of Law with aspirations of becoming a Criminal Defense and Immigration attorney. He is an activist who plans on getting into politics in the near future.