Born and raised in Southern California, Adam has attended Compass Bible Church since its inception in 2005. He began working at Compass in 2010 as a part-time member of the Facilities team, and accepted a staff position as a manager in 2014. An avid musician, he has also served on the Compass Worship Team as a guitar player and occasional vocalist since 2011. In 2018, Adam graduated from UCI with his Bachelor of Arts in English, and in 2019, he completed his Master of Arts in Teaching. He is currently pursuing a career as an English teacher, and hopes one day to reach professorship at the college level.