TJ identifies as non-binary genderfluid with a preference for they/them pronouns. You can also refer to them as 'sir' or Papa Grande - their friends often do.
They were born in Orange County, CA, and have spent most of their life living along the front range of Northern Colorado. They have a background in English education and have a passion for teaching. TJ works hard to include a wide variety of identities and background in their books, reflecting the beautiful spectrum of people that can be found in the real world.