Born in Atlanta, Georgia at the Ft McPherson military base, John began martial arts training in New York at age 12, while living at the Seneca Army Depot learning a military combat style of Karate under the teachings of Military Police Sgt Barry Write, who learned Savate at the University of Paris. John has sparred with Jerry Poteet, one of Bruce Lee"s original hand picked Jeet Kune Do students. John has also trained in Savate, and June Fan Jeet Kune Do which is his chosen fighting technique.
He has also spent some time working as a Fugitive Recovery Agent, and Close Personal Protection Agent.
Identity and Passport Service, a private security enforcement agency based in Atlanta, was known to specialize in contract drug enforcement of the government welfare housing developments in Atlanta, and other major cities. Identity and Passport Service played a key role in safeguarding the residents in those developments by taking strong arm control over the drug dealers in those communities while assisting the local Police in those high crime areas.
World Jeet Kune Do Federation
Peace Officers Association of Georgia
Blackwater Worldwide Alumni
United States Department of Homeland Security Highway Watch.