john immigrated to chernarus from america just before chernarusbroke into civil war. after the war started john enlisted in the military and fought to the end of the war. after the war john became a police officer in berezino and got married. john and his wife soon found out they were having a baby. then the infected came to berezino and john and his wife were seperated and john ran into a friend he goes hunting with. together john and his friend went to a camp they usually stayed at on their hunting trips. they then set out to find johns wife. they soon found her but she was infected and they put her down and burried her. john left his friend and went out on hus own roaming from place to place just surviving.