Born on April 3, 1962 in Indianapolis Indiana. One of seven siblings he learned at a young age that family values was very important. Spending his youth and high school years in Geneva Indiana where he attended and graduated from South Adams High. A veteran of the United States Army. A husband of 28 years. Father and grandfather he continues to portray his family values. Maintaining careers in tree trimming, electrical and truck driving while writing about his life experiences. Poetry has allowed him to adapt to new beginnings and past memories.