Fred developed a love for the peoples of Africa during his church mission to South Africa in 1977-1979. He is a graduate of Utah State University, majoring in Business. He has worked in state government for 24 years with Utah Forestry Fire and State Lands. Fred has been involved in several entrepreneurial ventures and start-up companies. In recent years, the youth of Kenya have become the center of his spare time activities. He is working to improve the educational, economic and spiritual opportunities of Kenyan children.