BJ is originally from Columbia, MD, and is a recent Raleigh transplant. He received a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Waynesburg University where he also played basketball for four years. Once completing his undergraduate studies, BJ earned his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Waynesburg University. BJ started his career as a mental health counselor and substance use counselor at Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services in Washington PA and learned the importance of holistic health and how powerful a welcoming space can be. BJ also has an interest in identity salience amongst athletes and utilizing mindfulness techniques to improve athletic performance which is why he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor education at North Carolina State University.
BJ is passionate about all individuals enhancing all aspects of life and living holistically. He is thrilled to be a Wellness Coordinator at Current Wellness where he can be a part of community change and an environment that praises social justice work. Outside of work, BJ enjoys playing any and all sports, listening to music, and traveling.