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Meet Our San Diego North Team

Our dedicated College HUNKS team is highly trained and ready to serve you. Each HUNK is carefully selected and chosen to live up to the HUNKS name of being Honest, Uniformed, Nice, Knowledgeable and Service driven. We always strive to provide you with a completely stress-free experience! Here are some of the members on our team who you might interact with on the day of your service:

  • John Allen

    Owner

    John grew up in southern California, and after a 20-year career in finance spent in Texas, he and his wife and co-owner Quinn and their two kids, Henry and Sloane, returned to California to open College Hunks San Diego North. We are grateful to be serving the beautiful San Diego communities of: La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, North Clairemont/Clairemont, Bay Ho, University City/UTC, Torrey Pines, Mira Mesa, and Tierrasanta. We are dedicated to building the leaders of tomorrow today, and having fun while doing it. We are proud of our commitment to donating and recycling 70% of the items we collect from our customers, and aim to provide stellar service in our stress-free moves. College Hunks San Diego North partners with Goodwill, Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, several local organizations that work with Veterans and San Diego homeless, including AMVETS and Father Joe's Village. College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving also is a partner with US Hunger, donating two meals for each job we complete, with over 2 million meals donated! We love our neighbors in San Diego and look forward to giving back with Honest, Uniformed, Nice, Knowledgeable Service.

  • Peter Pieretti

    Captain

    Peter was born in Marin, but spent most of his childhood in the Second City, Chicago, IL. He loves interacting with his clients, and will stop at nothing to ensure their expectations are exceeded. Peter has an interesting list of hobbies and interests: surfing, skating, travel, films, all technology, cryptocurrency, and computer science/programming. Peter has lived all over the world, spending time in Mexico, Italy, and in the US. His life as a movie would be an Action/Comedy film with the lead played by Will Ferrell, with a soundtrack by Metallica and Lil Durk - an instant blockbuster no doubt!

  • Duc Nguyen

    Wingman

    Duc was born in Vietnam and moved to the US as a young child with his whole family. He is currently enrolled in Miramar College, studying to be an aircraft mechanic. Duc is an avid gamer, spending time away from work honing his skills online playing Rainbow 6 and Call of Duty. He has a sweet tooth for the American bakery favorite, the glazed donut. If Duc won the lottery he would invest in the stock market and continue to work because he "loves the grind!"

  • Darren McNaughton

    Wingman

    Darren is a San Diego native, born and raised in Escondido. He hass been stationed all over Europe during his time in the military, living in Italy for a couple of years, and he still serves in the reserves. Darren field of study is criminal justice and he is a die hard Padres fan. No surprise that as a native of San Diego, Darren's favorite food is the infamous California burrito! If they made a movie about Darrens life it would be an action flick, something like Die Hard and Rambo combined with a great soundtrack!

  • Felipe Lara

    Captain

    Felipe is a San Diego native, born and raised and is currently studying Political Science at Grossmont College. If there was a movie made about Felipes life, it would no doubt be an action movie with Tom Hardy playing Felipe, soundtracked by thrilling music. A fun fact about Felipe, he did semi-professional MMA for a while. He also loves Chinese food and is interested in the stock market and Cryptocurrency.

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    Isaac Perez

    Wingman

  • Josh Glisson

    Wingman

    Josh is San Diego College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving only professional basketball Hunk - he played all over the world pursuing his dreams of playing in the NBA. He studied sociology while in school and loves interacting with customers; learning what their interests and passions are, a true hunk of the people. Josh stays active in the gym and on the basketball court and if he won the lottery he'd start a business and load up on stocks and land, dream big Josh! The music to the movie soundtrack of Josh's life would be hip hop with a little country mixed in for y'all.

  • Oscar Contreras

    Wingman

    Oscar was born and raised in Chula Vista and has big career plans for real estate in his future. Oscar is a self-described gym rat who loves to read and enjoys cuisine from every corner of the world, reflective of his own multicultural background: Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, Italian - no dinner plate is safe when Oscar's at the table. Oscar has held many jobs in his life, learning from each of them, notably as a baker at Yum Yum donuts, the transferrable skills are endless. The Action/Drama movie of Oscar's life would star Johnny Depp and Eric Clapton's classic cover of the JJ Cale song "After Midnight" would be the soundtrack single.

  • Jorge Tenorio

    Wingman

    Jorge was born and raised in San Diego, currently living close to SDSU campus where he is enrolled as a finance major. Jorge loves the gym and can deadlift 365 lbs!! Jorge has worked as a plumber's apprentice helping his dad with his company, and is very handy with anything needed around the house. His favorite food is Japanese style curry, not afraid of the heat one bit!

  • Alexander Winkler

    Wingman

    Alexander is originally from Jamaica and moved to Michigan as a young child, can you say Cool Runnings?!? He is a Navy veteran and is a service-focused person, enjoying any activity that helps others. In his free time Alexander loves surfing, soccer, working out, listening to music with friends, and is an avid reader. Alex's friends call him Rafiki because he's got great intuition when it comes to people, a Dr. Phil type Hunk! If a movie was made of Alex's life, it would be an adventure movie, soundtracked by Reggae and Alex would be played by Kevin Hart, now that sounds like an absolute blockbuster! Ya mon!

  • Zach Barnes-Strametz

    Wingman

    Zach was raised in Ramona and now calls Santee home, a San Diegan native. Zach loves the outdoors and strives to stay active with hobbies like hiking, basketball, and trips to the beach. If Zach won the lottery, he would invest his winnings into income producing investments like stock and real estate, smart move young man! His first concert was country music and he loves a bacon cheeseburger - who doesn't am I right?!?! Zach loves to be on a team and the cooperation of several Hunks working together to improve their clients' experience.

  • Caleb Rankin

    Wingman

    Caleb is originally from Arkansas, but got to San Diego as quick as he could. Caleb is a U.S. Marine veteran and is currently an environmental science major at Palomar College. Caleb loves the outdoors and spends as much time with his Golden Labradoodle puppy as he can, as well as camping, and hiking. If Caleb won the lottery, he would buy a new Tacoma truck and as much sushi as he could handle. A movie about the life of Caleb, would star Leonardo DiCaprio and would be an intense action flick!

  • Emir DeBose

    Wingman

    Emir is a military veteran and a native of San Diego. While in the military, Emir was deployed to a base in Alaska where he was on POLAR BEAR patrol, how cool is that?!?! Emir enjoys staying active physically, plays football in his free time and his best time is spent with his 2 year old daughter. Emir loves sports and pizza, what else do you need honestly? If a movie was made based on his life, it would star Dave Chapelle and would obviously be a comedy with a rap soundtrack.

  • Andrea San Martin

    Wingman

    Andrea is a native San Diegan, currently living in Ocean Beach. Andrea is a California Firefighter and we could not be prouder to have her as a College Hunk in the fire offseason. Andrea has 2 dogs that keep her busy and active, she also enjoys hiking and off-roading - loves the mud! If a movie was made of Andrea life, it would start Selena Gomez in an action comedy like The Expendables, and it would be soundtracked by Blink182 and Linkin Park - sounds like an exciting flick! If Andrea won the lottery, she buy her parents a big house to live in. Woohunk, Andrea!

  • Hakeem Dunn

    Wingman

    Hakeem is an experienced Hunk with both moving and extensive junk hauling experience. He is a great resource for learning the technical aspects of this job for our rookie Hunks. Hakeem is father to two teenagers and is here earning to send his oldest son to college - a potential future Hunk! In his free time Hakeem loves to read, travel, and enjoys movies. If a movie was made of his life, it would be starring Denzel Washington and would be a suspenseful drama with an R & B soundtrack, an Oscar contender no question!

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    Phi Nguyen

    Wingman

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    Nick Royer

    Wingman

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