Meet Our Team
“I was bullied growing up because I was always undersized and awkward. We also were always tight on funds growing up, so I never played sports. I joined the military after high school. I was 6 foot 3 and 137 pounds. I couldn’t do a pull-up or bench-press my own body weight. My platoon sergeant told me that I had to start hitting the gym with our resident platoon gym rats. They set me up with my first pre-workout and I’ve never looked back.
I was stationed in Iraq as Military Police in 2009-2010. During that time, I started to lift for more than just aesthetics. It became my therapy. I was lifting to keep mentally strong. After my deployment ended, I went to a career college and acquired an accredited two-year degree with my first certification and started training clients, as well as competing.
Fitness has shown me that I can shine a light on others to inspire them and demonstrate that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances are, you can become mentally and physically fit. You can control your outcome. I believe fitness is contagious and when I realized I can inspire change in people, I made it my duty to help them.”