Born and raised in Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley, JJ has a detailed knowledge of the history, geography and demographics of the county. JJ's experience ranges from owning a small cattle ranch operation to being a firefighter paramedic, CEO and real estate agent. His well rounded background helps him relate to clients on all levels. He also has vast experience in sales and marketing including owning several successful startups and holding a top sales position in a public company. He carries his experience forward in his real estate career by providing unsurpassed marketing for his clients as well as exceptional negotiating, marketing and contractual skills. Adding strength to JJ's roster of qualifications is his portfolio of personal real estate investments.

JJ and his wife, Stephanie, a nurse, live in Santa Barbara along with their two children, Wyatt, 3, and Carlee, 9. JJ's personal interests include golf, water sports, snowboarding and traveling. Outside of real estate, JJ enjoys helping non-profit organizations in his local community and has raised thousands of dollars for local charities. His focus is on outstanding customer service and creating long-term relationships with his clients.