I obtained an honorable discharge from the United States Navy in 2005. After separation, I worked and studied in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. When I returned back to the United States, I worked as a medical interpreter and helped with the 2010 U.S Census.

Academic interests

Spanish Grammar


I taught English as a second language at the University of Guadalajara (Proulex) 2006-2008.


I made the Dean's List five times between 2011 and 2014 and earned a minor in psychology. I received a Letter of Commendation from the United States Navy Captain of the USS. George Washington (CVN-73), 2004.