John was born and raised in the communities of Bakersfield and Arvin, California. After graduating from Arvin High School he went to Bakersfield College and then CSU Bakersfield to obtain his Accounting Degree. Upon obtaining his Accounting Degree he later went on to obtain his Certified Public Accounting License and then later a Masters Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University. He continues to obtain education to make himself more valuable to his clients. He is married and has three college aged sons and his favorite thing is to be able to travel and have unique experiences with his wife and sons.