Raised in the inner-city ghetto of Philadellphia, PA. To get him away from gang influence and street violence, his mother sent him to stay with his godparents in San Marino from ages 13 to 16. Graduated Gallaudet University in 1994. Founding member of the Wild Zappers, an all-mail deaf dance company that performs sign poetry, jazz, hip-hop, and modern dance and tours nationally and internationally. Performed in and acted in plays with the Center Stage of Baltimore, MD; is a certified level-1 stunt artist doing high falls, fights, and shootings. In 2003, became a an admissions counselor and recruiter for Gallaudet University.
On the Green, September 17, 2004, p.3.