I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. I am a veteran of the United States Navy 1990-1994. After serving aboard the USS George Washington (CVN-73), I entered college and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999. This is my 17th year in education and I0th year at Lockhart Junior High School. I have been married for 21 years to the love of my life and we have one son who attends LISD. I enjoy hunting, fishing, reading, watching TV/Movies, and teaching & learning about history.