John originally hails from Denton, TX. Yeehaw! While John was growing up in a household consisting of his mom, dad, sister, and numerous dogs, he also liked to participate in various activities. He spent a good deal of time playing baseball, football, basketball, swimming, orchestra, and he even took a crack at competitive cheerleading . These various activities taught him the value of teamwork, community building, compassion and most importantly, how to have fun!
After trying out several disciplines, John discovered a passion for theatre through his experience competing in the 2016 and 2017 National High School Musical Theater Awards through portraying the roles of Bert in Mary Poppins and Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.
John is now a recent graduate of the Texas State Musical Theatre program under the direction of Kaitlin Hopkins. While in school he found a passion for mental wellness and awareness, and he found the life mantras of process>product, finding gratitude in the present moment, and manifest daily.
John's hobbies include juggling, throwing a frisbee with friends, grabbing a good ole' cup of Joe, loving on his dogs, listening to audiobooks, passionate about fitness and wellness, and a good conversation!
That is a little taste of John Fredrickson for you! Kawabunga!
“I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously”
"Every action you take is a vote for the person you wish to become."
- James Clear