Tim graduated from California State University East Bay on June 2014 with a B.S. in Biochemistry, Cum Laude, with Honors. During his undergraduate career, he completed the FMSTP (Future Math and Science Teacher Program) at CSUEB, as well as completing the University's Honors Program. Additionally he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship at CSUEB. His academic strengths lie with the sciences and math. After teaching English in Japan for 2 years through the JET program, he is currently teaching chemistry at Amador High School. In his free time, Tim enjoys going to the gym, listening to music, and cooking.