Donnie is a Bay Area native who grew up in the East Bay area. He moved to San Jose in 2011 when he began attending San Jose State University, where he received is B.A. in Psychology. Over the last several years Donnie has become more and more involved in the secular community, and secular activism. He has worked with organization such as The Secular Coalition of California in helping to lobby for secular causes at our state capital. He is also a volunteer for the Recovering from Religion Hotline Project.