John is a Navy veteran, serving two years on active duty from 1970 to 1972 and six years as a Naval Reservist. He was part of the first Project 9 Line comedy class in 2015 and has been performing ever since. Some of the venues that John has performed in are Comix Mohegan Sun, Governors Comedy Club, Theater Three in Port Jefferson, The Patchogue Theater, the Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan, The Joke Joint in Summerfield, Florida and The Villages, Florida. He is also a graduate of Stand-Up University. He is also past commander of his VFW Post and worked for a non-profit helping homeless Veterans.