John as a Pilot

After graduating from Brigham Young University—Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree in International Business and working in several restaurants as a waiter, John decided to become a commercial pilot. He did most of his pilot training in southern California and then completed it in Florida. He began flying commercially for Gulfstream International Airlines. In 2006, John took a job with Skywest Airlines, a leading regional airline serving millions of North America travelers monthly. At the time of his passing, he was a Captain flying the E175 jet. See Fact Sheet for the E175 jet.

See below pictures:

  • Went for a Glider ride with his Dad in Hawaii