DJ is originally from Asheville, North Carolina. After studying at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA he joined the United States Air Force. He is currently still serving in the U.S. Air Force (Air National Guard) as a Military Chaplain. DJ has hundreds of hours of experience in counseling military members. DJ received a master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling, and a Master of Divinity before joining the Air Force.
DJ functioned as a paramedic and paramedic instructor for 30 years. Within the past three years, DJ has taken an interest in health coaching and wellness. He has obtained many certifications to help in this area. To name a few he has completed Sports Nutrition from Precision Nutrition and has obtained a Level 2 CrossFit Trainer certification. He has plenty more certifications he would be happy to talk about with you.
He’s been married to his wonderful wife, Shannon, for 25 years, and they have 3 boys together—Logan, Luke, and Lincoln. His hobbies include running and CrossFit.
DJ’s passion is to help people become healthy and see them through to reaching their goals. He is our medically assisted weight loss coach and wants nothing more than to see our clients succeed in their dreams of becoming fit and healthy, for the long term!