A graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in both architecture and interior architecture, John interned at McAlpine Tankersley and went on to spend four years in Washington, D.C. at Lehman, Smith, McLeish. He returned to McALPINE in 2015. His thesis project for Auburn University’s Rural Studio, has been published in Metropolis and Fast Company. He remains involved with his alma mater by serving on the Advisory Board of its Interior Architecture Program. His free time is spent traveling, running the trails at Piedmont Park, and obsessively checking Trulia.