The one thing I am passionate about...
I'm a goof. I'm a thinker. I miss my days as a camp counselor. I make hip hop and write poetry (which sounds super pretentious, haha). Interacting with children has shown me how God longs for us to approach Him. Matthew Chapter 18. Verse 3: And he said: "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. A little girl once called me over to her at an after school program, and i hurried over to see if she was okay. her reply shook me to the core: "yeah, i just like being next to ya." He just wants to know us, to be next to us. I'm blessed me with precious
I typically spend my leisure time
Writing poetry and hip hop, playing basketball, thinking of new, fake business ventures (This Too Shall Pass Kidney Stone Center), thinking of new ways to teach my students, listening to everything from Relient K to Deftones, staring at the sky.
The most influential person in my life has been
A relationship with Christ and a desire to delve deeper into it,
The first thing people notice about me
Physically, maybe my long arms and big hands for my height (6'1 wingspan). You can also hear my laugh from space, apparently.
The last book I read and enjoyed
The Screwtape Letters
The three things which I am most thankful for
The one thing I wish MORE people would notice about me
My cowlick? This question isn't my favorite.
Friends Describe me as
Creative, Energetic, Genuine, Spiritual
What I like to read
Literature & Fiction, Philosophy, Religion and Spirituality
Books I've read
cormac mccarthy, zora neale hurston, james dickey, langston hughes, flannery o'connor, james baldwin, gabriel garcia marquez..., c.s. lewis, chesterton, augustine, tozer..., augustine, locke, kierkegaard...
Sports I enjoy playing
Sports I enjoy watching
Baseball, Basketball, Extreme Sports, Football, Skateboarding
Music I like to listen to
p.o.d, blindside, anberlin, classic crime, incubus, foo fighters, third day, john mark mcmillian, robbie seay, matt papa, for king and country, king's kaleidoscope, citizens, gungor, nina simone, etta james, john coltrane, dizzy gillespie, jgivens, beautiful eulogy, braille, theory hazit, lecrae, surreal and the sound providers, mars ill, playdough, propaganda, gift of gab, talib kweli, dee-1, collective efforts, common market, blue scholars, sabzi, matthew thomas, amos lee, marc broussard, mat kearney, old man winter
Music I like to perform
Blues, Classical, Folk and Traditional, Jazz, R&B and Soul, Rap and Hip-Hop
Movies I like to Watch
Educational, Entertainment News
Favorite Movies to Watch
dumb and dumber (the original), scavenger hunt, arsenic and old lace, tommy boy, happy gilmore, billy madison, the ghost and mr. chicken, cool runnings, good will hunting, the patriot, lonesome dove, open range,, the usual suspects, the score
TV I like to Watch
Comedy, Drama, Other, Science Fiction
My Favorite TV Shows
seinfeld, king of queens, arrested development, the office, stranger things, kentucky basketball