John graduated from Owen J. Roberts High School in 2004. From there he went on to study at the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades in Media, Pennsylvania. He earned a degree in Construction Technology with a masonry emphasis. Upon graduating he received the following awards.
- Inducted in the I.V Club - for students who demonstrate exemplary character and skills in leadership.
- Nuneviller 3W8 Fulmer Memorial Award - For the best overall performance by a Masonry Student.
- Academic Honors Award
|'04-'07||Apprenticed for Minahan Construction in Uwchland, PA|
|'07||Trip to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina|
|'08||Mason and Foreman for Newcastle Masonry in Reno, NV|
|'09||Self employed as a Masonry Contractor in Pottstown, PA|
|'10||Apprenticed for Dieter Schneider, certified Dry Stone Master, in Buckten, Switzerland|