Q: What is one thing that your students would never guess about you?
A: I was born in England and started kindergarten in Africa (Morocco). I graduated high school in Illinois.
Q: Did you play high school sports?
A: I played all the sports in high school. I started out at Bradley University on a track scholarship and finished at Biola University in Southern California.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Most people could answer that for me. TURTLES! I have about 10 water turtles and eight tortoises in my back yard.
Q: What is something that makes you happy?
A: “Roasting” people at retirement parties. I’ve been the MC for a few parties and enjoyed making others laugh at themselves.
Q: How do you describe a perfect day?
A: A thunderstorm, turtle hunting, a good competitive game of touch football and spending time with my wife and children.
Q: What was your favorite game to play as a child?
A: Kick the can, touch football and kickball were my all-time favorites. As a teacher, I still get recess and can fit in games of touch football with my sixth-grade students.