Oh hey, I'm Mario

Afro-Latino Naval Officer, turned Coffee Roaster, turned UX Designer.

UX is life because I love solving problems and life is full of them. Learn more about my journey to UX here.

Previously a UX Designer @ FINRA.
Helped teach UX @ General Assembly before that.

Founder of Mystic Pineapple.
Creator of being black was...


In his free time Mario...

... plays Rocket League (Diamond II, baby)

... stars in Japanese car commercials.

... channels his inner Gipsy Kings.

... dabbles in stop motion.

... Doodles.