John lives with his wife, Rosalva, in Tucson, Arizona. He enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and as a self-proclaimed “foodie,” enjoys exploring creative dining experiences. John has a BS in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University and serves as the Program Manager at the Arizona Department of Correction’s Pima Re-Entry Center working with individuals re-entering society from incarceration. He also serves as a volunteer with several non-profit organizations who are making a difference in people’s lives. He has a background in emergency management and has a son, Andrew, who is a wildland hotshot firefighter with the Black Mesa Hotshots on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.