I was born in Torrance, grew up in Redondo Beach, and have no plans of moving out of state. As a child, I grew up learning about Jesus in church. Even so, I spent my teenage years and early 20s living in pursuit of worldly pleasures. God put two Christian friends in my life during my time in college. After nearly four years of them sharing the gospel with me, I surrendered my life to Jesus just before graduation. Shortly after that, I began attending King’s Harbor Church on the Beach and was baptized during the summer of 2006. Now, I am the pastor at Church on the Beach and humbly ministering to the community where I grew up disregarding the Lord.