My road in life has taken me all over.
Finding out I had a learning disability and third grade
My dad teaching me to use tools
The first time I tried welding
Going to a career Center for welding
Getting my first welding job
Then I got a better welding job
Then I started that GE were my welding career really took off
And then I started my own metalworking art shop
Keep following my journey


High School
Greenview hs


Welder / artist

At Ge when will and fabricate Prototypes / with my own business I build custom lighting and Decour

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Building Things

Day to Day

Discuss design with customer get print start welding fabricating and building. At lonely mountain metalworks I would build custom lighting by welding cutting and painting to customers needs

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

It would be good to start at a tec school or career center to learn welding and fabricating or get an apprenticeship

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"I was made fun of a lot for my learning disability and I have seven simple things and it was hard to watch them succeed while I was struggling"

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues