John graduated with his BA in Christian Studies from Howard Payne University in Corpus Christi, TX. Later, John attended and graduated with his MS in Physician Assistant Studies from Bethel University Physician Assistant Program in Paris, TX. John has held various positions, including work at Baylor Scott and White facilities in Garland and Dallas. At Baylor Scott and White, John earned the Baylor 5 Star Award for patient care, received employee of the month twice at Baylor Garland Emergency Department, and was chosen CDU Employee of the month, a recognition chosen by nursing and hospital administrative staff. John also is the director of an online mentoring program for at-risk Physician Assistant students at Bethel University Physician Assistant Program. John also assists with online instruction on Evidence Base Medicine classes.