TJ was born and raised in Oregon, he moved to North Idaho about 2 years ago. He has been an automotive and diesel technician for about 20 years now. The last 10 years he has been an apprentice mentor. This will be his first year teaching in a classroom but he is excited to share his knowledge with each student.
TJ has been married to his wife for 10 years and they have 3 children. TJ enjoys hunting, going to the lake with his family, basketball, and baseball. You can often find him coaching basketball or baseball.