John is passionate about living intentionally and making a positive impact on our culture. His desire is to train and encourage others in their efforts to do the same. John has over 20 years of hands-on experience in event and brand marketing, public relations, social media, sponsorships, sales, content creation, copywriting, training and real estate. In addition to his work with Schoolhouse Rocked, John is applying his passion as a mechanic at Purple Monkey Garage, where his is engaged in “fixing businesses and repairing lives.”

The South Jersey native was raised “Southern style” on sweet tea, Southern gospel/Bluegrass music and motorsports. John graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee and began his professional career on Music Row working with some of the most talented artists in country music.
He switched gears to the tire industry to pursue his passion of motorsports. John has since worked with ARCA stock cars, IMSA sports cars, Indy Car, motorcycle road racing, off-road racing and kart racing.

John currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his family. He and his wife homeschool their two children and operate several home based businesses. John and his family enjoy traveling, hiking, skiing and fishing.

John writes about business and entrepreneurship for the Schoolhouse Rocked blog. See all of John’s posts here.