DayOne Team Member

august 1st

BIRTHDAY

What I love most about being a part of DayOne are the people I sing with. I have built deep, lifelong relationships with the people of DayOne and I love them like they are my family. I also enjoy exploring the local music scene in the cities we traverse.

My full time occupation is a repair technician for Comporium Communications in Rock Hill, SC. When I am not working I enjoy going out with my wife, cooking, loving on my dog, playing music and singing with my family on my mom and dad’s screened in back porch, playing Xbox with my older nephews, building forts and telling stories with my wife’s younger nephews. I have one older brother and sister and two nephews. My sister lives with cerebral palsy and resides at Holy Angels in Belmont, NC where she receives round-the- clock care with others who are living with conditions like hers. My wife’s parents are full time missionaries in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, helping take care of around 40 boys, so our time spent with them is more rare, but when they are home, we enjoy getting to spend quality time with them as well.

I have a BS in telecommunications from Lee University in Cleveland TN. I was a member of the Voices of Lee directed by Danny Murray from 1999-2004. One of the highlights of my life was singing with Voices in the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I also sang with Bill and Gloria Gaither at several events during my tenure at Lee. My favorite city to gig in is Washington, DC. There is so much history there and the food culture is unbelievable. My current favorite place to eat in DC is Hot and Juicy Crawfish. My favorite thing to do in DC is to ride the city metro and explore the many Smithsonian museums.

My favorite bands, among countless, are Snarky Puppy, Greyboy Allstars, and the Jeff Sipe Trio. I enjoy a variety of music genres but my favorite is 90’s rock alternative. I enjoy small live concert venues and I like discovering unknown artists through NPR music and Spotify. I have been a sustaining star member of public radio in South Carolina for several years and I listen every day. I enjoy ad free TV entertainment through Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Vudu. My current favorite show is Game of Thrones and my favorite movie is Braveheart.