Gerald was born in Los Alamos in 1989. He was raised in New Mexico where he learned the value of the unique culture and and people of the area. Gerald is interested in the arts and expression, and he is majoring in photography at Arizona State University. The desert climate is very appealing and he enjoys hiking and experiencing nature. As an Edward Abbey and E.E. Cummings fan, he feels strongly about issues that effect the life of the desert and it's inhabitants. He is also a part of the ASU sailing program, which competes in local regattas and works with adaptive sailing technologies to make the sport accessible to all people.