John completed his Bachelors in Government at Nicholls State University while working at the Lafourche Juvenile Justice department. Then got his Masters at University of New Orleans in Education. After completing his graduate studies, he moved to Tampa, Florida to work in the Juvenile Justice Department and work in the field for 20 years. In 2015 he moved to Buffalo Creek, Colorado and eventually became licensed as a LPC in the state of Colorado. He started his substance abuse treatment employment at Arapahoe House as a utilization review specialist. He also worked as a Clinical director for their adolescent residential facility. Once Arapahoe House closed he became the Utilization review specialist for Red Rock Recovery and then promote to Utilization Review Director 2019. He has worked in behavioral health for the past 25+ years, and continues to ensure patients get quality care. He enjoys cooking Cajun cuisine, mountain biking, hiking, working out and fishing.