John Duck is from Louisiana where he graduated from Bolton High School. While attending the University of San Francisco, he majored in advertising with a concentration and minor in design. John also represented the University of San Francisco as their school mascot, Don Francisco. After graduating in 2020 with his BA as cum laude, he began working for the bio-tech start up, EZ Micro Labs. There he focused on product development, package design, and creating a series of instructional product videos. He also assisted with branding, finding vendors, and pitching to investors. During this time, John also designed and competed a condominium renovation which is where he found he passion for home construction.