John is an international man of mystery. Fluent in Arabic, Spanish and English, he crafts stories that spread understanding across boundaries of cultures and identities while simultaneously inspiring and instilling audiences with wonder. Before shifting his focus to producing, John spent many years in the Middle East and Latin America supporting local communities and working to prevent violence. He led advocacy programs in Washington, D.C. for the largest U.S. network of conflict resolution organizations working around the world. He also mentored dozens of homeless and runaway youth in Los Angeles. He lends this unique background, skill set and sense of purpose to engage audiences and bring cinematic projects to life.