We aren't sure if he knows it, but almost every person on our crew has a girl in mind they want to set up with John. True, he is the only single person on staff here at Showit. That's not the reason everyone is so eager for John to meet their single female friend. It's because John is that great. He is an amazingly kind person with a helpful heart. If you are in chat with this Support Pro, you might think, “there is no way this guy can be this nice.” You guys, he is that nice!
Some Mondays when we are discussing what we did over the weekend, John will throw out, “Oh, I saw a movie.” When pressed further for more details thinking he is hiding a mystery date in the fold between Friday night and Monday morning, he eventually gives up the greater details of his weekend. Usually they go something like this:
All these responses have taken place various Monday mornings. You might be dubious. You might think he will be joining the clergy sometime this year. Nope. Or maybe a boy scout? Not a boy scout. Mama's boy, who will never leave Phoenix, AZ? Not even close.
When John was 7, his parents answered the call to be missionaries on the other side of the globe. His parents packed very few things to start a life in Africa with two kids, John and his older sister. Elementary school would be spent at a British public school where they would tease him of his mispronunciation of “tomato” (which probably lead to his hatred for the fruit/vegetable). Over the course of a decade, his family was able to call both Rwanda and Kenya home.
With African safaris literally in his backyard, John developed a great love for the outdoors and nature, which remains strong even to this day. Although this optimistic adventurer would say he enjoys everything about getting outside, his true passion is fishing. John is a catch that can catch…fish!
Just last year John, CEO Todd, and a few other fine gentleman headed up to the Boundary Waters near Canada on an epic fishing trip. When asked what his favorite part of the trip was, John, of course, replied, “F
Q & A with John
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