The Story


I’m looking to make a big career change, and going through the cooking program at Blue Ridge Culinary School is exactly what I need to do to start this process.

That’s why I’m asking you, my friends and family, to help support my education by loaning the money that I need to pay my tuition and related expenses.

My Dream

For more years than I can count, I have lived the simple, rewarding life of a cowboy out on the open range. 

Unfortunately, I find myself unable to hide my true passion from my rustling partners. The truth is that I love to cook, and I cannot deny this part of myself any longer.

It is my heart’s desire to, some distant day, become a celebrity chef like my personal hero Guy Fieri. But for now, I must simply take the first few steps out of these sundrenched Midwestern plains and into the frantic, bustling kitchens where I know I truly belong.

Blue Ridge

I have applied and been accepted into Blue Ridge Culinary School, and plan on attending this coming fall.

Unfortunately, I don’t have the money to pay for tuition on my own, and I don’t qualify for a traditional loan. If I’m ever going to get into the cooking career of my dreams, I need the support of my friends, family, and community. 

My Request

But I’m not asking you for a donation; I’m asking for a loan.

I’ve got a solid plan in place to succeed while in school, and I have enough money saved up to support myself while taking classes full time. All I need to get started is enough to cover tuition, for which I’m looking to my network for support.

If you're convinced that this is a good path for me, I’d love to have your contribution to my campaign. The best part is, I’ll pay you this money back over the next few years!

$23,500 - Tuition Costs

LoanWell makes automatic monthly payments from my bank to yours. If you'd like to contribute, here's how it works. 

1. You Click the Lend button at the top right. 

2. You review the basic loan terms that I've created.

3. You agree and sign the terms and a loan agreement is created between us. 

4. Transfer the loan amount and once the campaign ends, I will receive the funds.

5. On the repayment start date, LoanWell will send you my monthly payment directly to your bank.

Thanks for considering, and I hope to give you updates on my education progress soon!

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