BENEFITING: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM
EVENT: Fighters4Life X
EVENT DATE: May 17, 2018
A Spokane, WA native, John was an accomplished soccer player, but had to retire after suffering ACL injuries. He started boxing as an alternative form of fitness, and quickly fell in love with the sweet science. He has trained at various gyms in the city but found his home at Mendez boxing gym.
John is a passionate actor most known for his recurring role on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. He also founded Palladino Academy Of Soccer on with his wife, where they dedicate themselves to teaching kids the lessons of the beautiful game.
Father to two beautiful children, husband to an amazing wife, and a New York resident for over a decade, John is very excited to help raise funds for charity with his passion for the fight game.