R.J. was born and raised in a rural upstate New York town. While in highschool he was a member of the drama club. Enlisted in the United States Marine Crops after graduation. During his tours to Afghanistan he filled his down time with writing. Leaving after serving five years active duty to attended Full Sail University and study the craft of screenplay writing. Already lightyears of life experience ahead of most his peers. R.J. was able to convey stories of life altering events and display the importance a strong work ethic and just rewards from the results of good willed determination.