Eddie grew up in a military household whose father was in the Navy for about 22 years; he considers Federal Way his hometown.
He completed his undergraduate studies at California State University, Fresno and was a Speech and Language Pathology major. After working at (CARD) Center of Autism and Related Disorders, Eddie fell in love with working with kids and changed his longtime career goals and now plans to become a BCBA.
During his college career Eddie shadowed and interned under a school SLP who tended mostly to children diagnosed with autism. Seeing them improve everyday inspired him to gain knowledge in the field of autism.
In his free time Eddie enjoys doing professional photography such as weddings and portraits, cycling long distances, hiking, and boxing.