John Caboose, or Caboose as his friends called him, was an above average teen when it came to size. He excelled at sports and anything he could us his size to his advantage on. Caboose struggled in school find most high school classes to be above his intelligence level. Any class he passed was because that teacher wanted him to continue to play sport or were pressured by coaches to pass him. After finishing high school and being accept to a few on sports scholarships. While trying to pass college riding out on his good athletic qualities. Around the fourth semester with caboose's constantly failing grades he was kicked out of college. Left with no goals or guidance he was lost. Just floating through life and traveling from country to country. Which lead to caboose traveling to the black mountains a week before the outbreak.