Bodybuilder and Reebok CrossFit Games athlete. He placed first in the 2012 Reebox CrossFit Games SoCal Regional. He also took first at the 2011 Next Level Invitational Winter Series.
He worked as a sheriff deputy before taking up CrossFit at the age of 27. He started competing professionally in 2010.
He took up CrossFit without any prior athletic experience other than little league and high school baseball.
He and wife Ami Lyn Pera share three children together. They are very religious and followers of Christ.
He and Chase Ingraham are both known CrossFit competitors.