Frankie Calkins grew up in Tacoma, WA and earned his B.A. in Communication from the University of Washington in 2007. After graduation, he taught high school English, drama, and film studies at San Jose High School through Teach For America. He went on to earn his Master of Education from the University of Washington in 2012.
He's a proud triple-uncle, double-Husky, and single-father of Tucker the border collie. He currently works as a Marketing Manager and lives in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, often daydreaming of the Seattle Supersonics returning.