Edward F. Torres Charfauros (1976 - Present) was born in San Diego, California, to Chamorro immigrant parents, grew up throughout various cities within San Diego County, California, before joining the U. S. Navy in 1996. He is the eldest son of two boys whose married, but separated since 2003 with one son. For eleven years he served on board various Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (USS La Jolla-SSN 701/USS Columbus-SSN 762/USS Key West-SSN 722) as a Culinary Specialist. In 2008, he joined the U.S. Navy Reserve as a Hull Maintenance Technician before serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2009-2010. In 2013, he earned both an Associate Art in General Studies degree and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (concentration in Management) degree attending the campus of University of Phoenix, Honolulu, Hawai'i. In 2015, he earned a certification in Health Coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.
Edward is a former gang member; former line-chef with P. F. Chang's China Bistro & The Cheesecake Factory; former employee with Taco Bell, McDonald's, Ace Parking, and 7-Eleven; and former professional truck driver "Over The Road" with Swift Transportation and Werner Enterprises, whose driven throughout the lower 48 states. Currently, he is passionately using his life experience and education serving others as a Life Guide.