Martin Campitelli was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived there for 16 years. He then spent the next 18 years of his life in Huntington Beach, California. Presently, he lives in Prescott Valley, Arizona with his wife Jodie and their daughter, Harper. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English Education with an emphasis in Literature from the California State University at Long Beach. He then continued his education at CSU Long Beach, where he completed a California Single Subject Credential in English. After earning his teaching credential, he taught Language Arts and Reading Skills at Westminster High School in California. Since then he has completed a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling and a Pupil Personal Service Credential at National University, Costa Mesa. Currently, he is a school counselor at Chino Valley High School. He enjoys sports, reading, traveling, and spending time with his family.