JJ joined the CCE Livingston County team in November 2022 as our Agriculture in the Classroom Educator! JJ grew up in Erie County, NY working on his family’s farm where they raised cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats. He enrolled in 4-H as a youth before joining the Future Farmers of America in high school and college. He attended SUNY Cobleskill where his knowledge and passion for the livestock industry continued to grow! JJ received his Associates and Bachelors Degrees in 2010 - and has continued to work around agricultural industries ever since.