Gary was born and raised in Tacoma, WA. He has been in Albuquerque for 15 years now. Gary received his BA in the Fall of 2022 from UNM with a major in Political Science and a minor in sociology. His policy interest is Native American Policy especially regarding education and housing and international relations. Gary has worked and volunteered on various New Mexico campaigns helping Martin Heinrich, Ben Ray Lujan, and other New Mexico political candidates. Outside of school Gary likes to DJ and he has a long deep love for house music. He has a residency at Sidewinders Nightclub and makes regular appearances at other local institutions. He also has 2 black cats that he adores name Ciara and Kyra.