George was born in NYC. His formative years were spent between New York, Beirut, and Los Angeles. He received his degrees from the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Southern California. He served as a helpline counselor for the Trevor Project while he was a graduate student. George is presently a senior mechanical engineer at Eastman Chemical Company. He has lived in Northeast Tennessee since February 2011. George’s interests include hiking, 20th century art, postcards, and 80s music. For more on George, visit his LinkedIn account at https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgeschamoun/.