TJ joined the ACLU of Texas in March of 2019 as Graphic Designer for the Communications Department. Born in Pittsburgh, he has been a Texan since age 8 and a Houstonian for the last 5 years. He graduated from TCU with degrees in English and Art where he worked as a Consultant in the TCU Writing Center, was the cohost of a radio show about comic books, and interned for Bloomsbury Publishing while studying abroad in London.
Prior to joining the ACLU, TJ was a Graphic Artist for Whole Foods Market. Outside of his work fighting for civil liberties, he is a freelance designer and illustrator and is hard at work creating the next big series of young adult novels.