TG earned his degree in Environmental and Ocean Sciences with a concentration in Marine Ecology from the University of San Diego. He has worked in various biological fields including animal husbandry, paleontology, and behavioral field research. He tutored elementary and middle school students in the Turks and Caicos Islands while completing a research project on a local species of reef fish. He also worked in the Education Department at SeaWorld San Diego. You can find him exploring the tide pools, relaxing at the beach, or attending a San Diego Padres game.