John grew up in the Frederick area, graduating from the beloved Linganore High School. After high school, John moved on to Messiah College, where he earned a marketing degree, played basketball and lacrosee, as well as many recreational sports.
John has been working with the students of FBCGV since 1999 and currently serves as the Student Pastor. Among other things his hobbies include golfing, running and designing T-shirts with the hopes of starting a business one day. John can be found on facebook on most days and tweets @yohoster.
John and his wife Meaghan have been married since 2003 and love living in the city of Frederick. John often travels the city streets on his longboard!