JJ is a storyteller. His films reflect his love for building relationships with communities, seeing beauty in all places, and that every individual has a unique story.
His first short film "Awaken Honduras" won two awards including the Grand Prize at the Reelstories Film Festival in Malibu, CA (2010). His follow-up film, "In Defense of our Dreams", shot in Nicaragua, won five Telly awards (2012). He is currently in post-production on his first feature-length documentary.
He is the founder of "Falling Kid" which exists to see the beauty and joy within humanity and share those using the art of storytelling.