Dr. J has been teaching at NEC since 2017. He is a painter and writer and enjoys cooking for friends and family members. He lives with his husband, Ian, who is a 3D Virtual Reality animator, and their cat, Daisy. He attended George Washington High School in Denver, and his bachelor’s degree is from the University of Southern California. His Master’s degree and Ph.D. are from CU-Boulder. He has worked in education since 1988, primarily at the University of Colorado Boulder and loves working with the amazing students at Northeast Early College.