Nicholas obtained an associate’s degree in English from Sussex County Community College in 2010, then went on to study psychology at Thomas Edison State University. He is an accomplished orator and writer. Prior to speaking at a TED talk and performing his poem “Gravity” in Brooklyn, NY, Nicholas published a book of original poetry entitled “Inside Out”. Besides his passion for speaking and writing, Nicholas also enjoys playing video games, and was ranked in the top 20 players for several such games throughout his lifetime. In addition, he was elected President of his local Board of Education, and with the assistance of his beautiful wife and teammate Breelagh, continues to serve and make a difference in his community and to be happy and content in life despite his physical limitations (confined to a wheelchair).