John is dedicated to helping people. American Legion Post 862 awarded him “American Patriot 2019.” Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation recognized him as their Youth Service Grant Winner 2020. Spectrum News LA profiled his virtual food drive which has raised $2000+ for foodbanks in crisis (see tinyURL.com/JohnCovid). An Eagle Scout with 3 palms, John is a watercolor painter, tuba player, and competitive pianist. In his spare time, he enjoys 3D printing everything from Dungeons & Dragons game pieces, to Cub Scout Pinewood Derby car shells, to prosthetic hands, to Carduino Sensors cases.