Born in Conway, South Carolina, John also spent part of his childhood in England, Colorado, and New Mexico before moving to Austin at the age of thirteen. He graduated from Texas State University – San Marcos in 2006 with a BA in English. His professional career includes experience in a variety of industries, including Semiconductors, Mortgage Lending, Law, and Real Estate Title. He has over five years of experience in record retrieval, and he joined TLC as a Case Manager in 2021.

John has a daughter and a son, and they are the light in his life. When he is not spending free time with them, he enjoys playing disc golf, spending time outdoors, and playing guitar.