Though I was born, raised and currently reside in Columbia, SC, I spent seven years on active duty stationed in San Diego, CA on board the mighty warship USS Dubuque LPD-8 working in operations intelligence. I lived on a street surrounded by three ponds that I spent my childhood exploring, as well as my family's lake home on Lake Murray where I currently spend most of my free time boating and relaxing with friends and family. While on active duty in San Diego, I owned two different cabin cruisers that I explored the waters of Mission Bay, San Diego bay and La Jolla with, as well as the deep blue sea. Though I do enjoy boating in Charleston Harbor and up the intercoastal water way, Lake Murray is my passion, and I thrive on helping others discover its beauty and charm, which is where POP comes in. I hope to share these great experiences and help others enjoy them as well.