Mr. Guzman was born in Mexico. As a teenager, his family moved to Pasadena where he attended Blair High School. He attended Cal State L.A. and Pacific Oaks, while he worked as an instructional aide. He obtained a teaching credential from Cal State Dominguez Hills and Masters in Curriculum Development from Cal Poly Pomona. He has taught mostly 4th Grade, but also 3rd and 5th. This is his second year at Franklin ELementary. Mr Guzman enjoys hiking and mountain biking. He also enjoys cooking for his son and daughter.