Drew graduated Florida State University with a B.S. in Biology and Earth Science Education. He taught high school environmental science for two years and moved to Hawaii, where he still resides. He has been studying and practicing permaculture design for the past 6 years with a focus on establishing edible perennial backyard gardens. He started an edible landscaping company and has led multiple workshops on organic backyard gardening. At TerViva™, Drew plays multiple roles as a nursery and field technician. Drew seeks his thrills surfing big waves on the North Shore of Oahu.