John graduated from UCLA with a BA in Business/Economics and is a licensed CPA. He previously was a data analysis and management consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers working with clients like Google, VISA and EA Games. In recent years, he followed his dream of empowering youth by serving as a Senior Academic Consultant for the Bay Area's largest educational consulting firm. His vast business, finance, and hi-tech experience provide a deep well of knowledge to guide students towards professional development and getting into the right schools.
In addition, John served as his college fellowship’s resume and interview coach for the past eight years, helping numerous students obtain their first professional jobs in fields such as medicine, biotechnology, computer programming, engineering and more. He also has over 15 years of experience mentoring, tutoring, and teaching hundreds of students of all age groups in various church and non-profit organizations.
Having attended Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, he understands first-hand the unique challenges of growing up in a hyper-competitive environment. John is passionate about helping students realize their full potential and nothing gives him more joy than seeing students become who they were created to be.
John is a member of the Western Association for College Admissions Counseling.