Larry Kimport grew up one of seven children to blue collar parents in north-central Pennsylvania. He served briefly in the U.S. Army, then earned a B.S.E. in Special Education at Mansfield State College. He then served in the U.S. Peace Corps in southeast Asia.
For the past 25 years, Larry has coordinated an alternative educational program for at-risk teens in suburban New Jersey. Over the years Larry has also directed various summer programs serving community youth, kids assigned to residential care and foster children.
He and his wife of 24 years have two children. He enjoys coaching interscholastic wrestling, gardening, writing, traveling anywhere with his loving family, and saltwater fishing.