John was born June 3 1989. He was raised in the South Fla. Area and lived there until just recently. John started playing music at age 11. He graduated with a degree in music in 2015. John also teaches school at the junior high level in Wesley Chappel.
John credits his former sax teacher / mentor as a huge influence over his musical career. He noted his teacher played with such artists as Jaco Pastorius and Bob Marley.
His other musical influences include: Cannon Ball Adderally, Maceo Parker, and vocal artists, Stevie Wonder and James Brown.