Born and raised in a rural part of greater Lansing area of Michigan.
Did not have access to a computer at home until 16, and did not have access to the internet at home until going to college at 18. Went to school for Computer Science and Systems Administration. First year of college was introduced to Gentoo Linux and after a few years converted to Gentoo as primary operating system.
Multi-Paradigm Polyglot Software Engineer and System Administrator, Linux Enthusiast, and all around geek.
These days Java, Spring and Arch Linux are the platforms of choice.