Originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, John has lived in Birmingham, Alabama since 2014. He is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in public health at the University of Alabama. In the future, John plans to pursue a master’s degree from a School of National Service.     

Favorite quote: “When people tell you who they are, believe them” – Maya Angelou

Most meaningful service experience: Being a Big Brother with the Big Brothers program in Boston, Massachusetts.   

One of my biggest strengths:  being a good listener.