My road in life has been direct.
Dropped out of high school (18).
Got my girlfriend pregnant and started my business (21).
Married my girlfriend (22).
Two more children (26-28).
Business was booming.
Housing market crashed, worked dried up.
Earned my GED and enrolled at UMUC (35).
Graduated with a B.S. in Cybersecurity.
Keep following my journey


Owner / Operator

Design and build custom wood floors and staircases.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Building Things

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

Get involved in your local cyber community. There are groups on Meetup and other social media that you can glean from and network with. Unless you are a veteran, it can be a challenge getting into the field.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"Your too dumb to go back to school."