John Cortez is a recent Florida State University graduate from Florida. He graduated in May 2018 with a degree in Editing, Writing, and Media. As an undergraduate, John was very active within the Asian American Student University, and worked as an executive board member for the Filipino Student Association and the Health Educated Asian Leaders. In his free time, John loves to read, write, and make music. Through Sparks, John hopes to hone his writing skills while also contributing to the Asian-American community.