B.A. in Chinese Language and Culture from University of California, Santa Barbara , 2009

Playing guitar in a tiny Taiwanese office buildinga

(playing guitar in a tiny office [which was actually basically a garage] in Taiwan [specifically Tainan/台南)

In November of 2013 I was in a catastrophic motorcycle accident (EXTREME SAD FACE!!!) that left me with two (2) broken legs, a broken left arm  (1), a broken left hip (1), a bunch of broken ribs (actually I don't know how many, but definitely more than one).

coma of doom :(

Prior to that unfortunate incident, I had an awesome job working for an awesome company in Pasadena, California.

And before that I was living in

Now, post -accident, and post immense amounts of physical and cognitive rehabilitation, and numerous surgeries (for a list of all the surgeries and procedures I had to have due to this accident, click surgeries