I come from a family of electricians and received my training as a teenager working for my uncle Stewart. I learned patience and compassion for teaching young people. Despite the opportunities in Lakeland I still wanted a college education and I could not afford it. I joined the Army in 2004 as a M1 Abrams tanker. As a tanker, I was sent to 101st Airborne one of only a few to ever go to 101st with that job title. I quickly learned I was going to be light infantry and deployed to Camp Taji Iraq. I lived on a check point from 2005-2006. I returned and we were greeted by fanatics who called us nasty names along with other phenomenal patriots who did a good job counteracting their hate messages. In 2007 I was sent to Fort Knox, Kentucky as a Certified Tank Instructor who had to quickly learn how to use a tank. One year later I was sent to 4th infantry division at Fort Hood, Texas and redeployed to West Baghdad in 2008. There I conducted joint patrols with the corrupt Iraqi Army. After two shoulder surgeries my time was up in the Army in 2012. I returned home with an A.A in General Studies and invaluable skills to offer the workforce. I got a job as an electrical helper making minimum wage supporting a family of four. I worked very hard and took different electrical jobs in order to develop a well-rounded electrical background while attending college at Florida Southern College and University of South Florida. I studied for my Journeyman exam and passed in 2015. While working as a Journeyman electrician I studied for my unlimited electrical exam and continued my education again at USF Sarasota/Manatee. I passed my contractors exam in 2018 and started Dynamic Electric in August of 2018. While in the Army I worked with many cultures, backgrounds and religions. It was through my journey that I discovered my real passion was for helping others and one day I will be able to do so.