John was born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas and received his Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Political Science from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Thereafter, John received his Juris Doctor from Charleston School of Law where he was a member of the Maritime Law Bulletin, James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, and served as President of the International Law Society and Treasurer of the Business Law Society.
Following law school, John received his Master of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from the College of Charleston.
Outside of the office, John enjoys watching the World Champion Kansas City Chiefs, his TCU Horned Frogs, and continues to support his lifelong fandom of the Kansas Jayhawks, even in football season. He enjoys spending time on the golf course, tennis courts and the surrounding beaches with his fiancee and their dog, Grizzly.