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Mini Bio (1)

Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, John comes from a family of steelworkers. He graduated from Full Sail University with a degree in Film & Video Production and has since worked his way up from a Production Assistant to Writer, Director and Producer.

His first feature film, Youngstown: Still Standing, premiered at the 2010 Cleveland Intl. Film Festival and was produced by fellow Youngstown native and former boxing champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ISP

Spouse (1)

Tanisha Chechitelli (2011 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

His great-grandfather, Francesco Chechitelli, emigrated to America in 1907 from Rome. Both his father and grandfather were steelworkers in Youngstown.
Was a 4 year letterman wrestler for Fitch high school.
Trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Chris Lisciandro and Street Sports.
Has shot, produced and edited content for Fox Sports Net, FoxSports.com and Fuel TV.
While shooting an episode of MMAthletics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, John was invited to practice jiu-jitsu at the Gracie Humaita; by UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie. John rolled with several black belts under the tutelage of Royce's brother Royler Gracie.

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