Smitty started lifting weights in High School inspired by a 250lbs. Bench Press T-shirt later increasing to a 1 Rep Max of 435 lbs!
Joining the Marine Corps after High School where “Working Out” is a Way of Life, Smitty was assigned duty throughout the Country and overseas eventually being assigned as the Physical Training Instructor at the Professional Military Education Academy’s Sergeant’s Course where he developed, implemented and led the Course Curriculum.
Still extremely active in Sports and Physical Fitness he is currently an Amateur Boxing Coach with USA Boxing and Coach the 15-16 year old 154lb California State Champion, and Western Region National Champion, qualifier Larry Duarte who he will be traveling with to Kissimmee, Florida in November to Compete in the Sugar Bert National Championship!
Smitty loves the Lord, Boxing, Weight Lifting, Teaching, Cooking, and Eating!