about the teacher
I live in Jonesville, Michigan with my lovely wife Amanda and our two cats, Tugger and Mistofolees (Misty). We attend Holy Trinity Anglican Parish in Hillsdale, MI, which belongs to the Anglican Church in North America. I was born in Quebec, Canada in late 1994 and spent my early years as a missionary kid in Nairobi, Kenya. My parents work for Wycliffe Bible Translators, which carries on dozens of translation projects around the world to give the Word of God to indigenous peoples in their mother tongues. We returned to the U.S. in 2002, though my dad still works to support Wycliffe’s efforts from his home office in Colorado. My mother homeschooled me (and my two brothers) from preschool until I left home in 2013 to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
I graduated in 2017 with two B.A. degrees – one in Government: Politics and Policy and one in Individualized Studies with Journalism and History concentrations. After graduation, I moved to Kentucky, where I worked for my (then-future) father-in-law’s mobility and accessibility company for a year. I started my graduate studies at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship in the Fall of 2018. I married my lovely …