Brandon Warren, MA is a born and raised Northern Californian. Being from suburban Central Valley, Brandon gained a deep appreciation of nature through frequent trips to the Sierra Nevadas. Some favorite stomping grounds include Yosemite National Park, Big Trees State Park, and Lake Alpine.
Brandon has pursued a professional track working in the mental health field with underprivileged youth over the past 6 years. He recently received state certification as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist. Brandon pursued music for his undergraduate studies, earning an AA and BA in Classical Guitar Performance from Modesto Junior College and Sacramento State University, respectively. This experience allowed for further creative growth in the domains of art and philosophy and lead to the decision to attend and earn a Master’s degree from California Institute of Integral Studies from the Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion Program (Integral Ecology).
Brandon also pursues interests in permaculture, Buddhism, outdoors, poetry, sports, good food, dancing all night, puppies, and lots of reggae festivals!