John was hired in May of 2016 to kick off the inaugural summer of the Indigenous Stewardship Institute. He carries heritage from the Winebago and Ojibwe nations. John has a Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems/Environmental Science from Stanford University. Professionally, John brings ten years of experience in green jobs. He brings his passion for the subject to his teaching. The projects he coordinates for his students are fun and empowering for them. His excitement and passion make Green Jobs Pathway the program it is. When not working, John coaches an indigenous lacrosse team and he is also a traditional dancer at powwows.