Juan Malagon was born in Colombia and has called Florida home since moving to the states. Shortly after finishing high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, became a U.S. citizen, and rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served stateside and overseas and was deployed to Afghanistan with the Army. He married and became a father during his last duty assignment in Italy.
After fulfilling his military commitment, he pursued and received his Bachelor’s degree from Liberty University in Aviation graduating Summa Cum Laude. He has also completed his commercial pilot multi/single certificate and instrument rating. He continues to further his passion for aviation by pursuing a Master’s in Aeronautics.
Juan is passionate about anything technology and aviation-related. His career goal is to become an airline pilot, get back in the Air Force Reserve as an officer, and earn a Ph.D.