||Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Swaga first started participating in marching band and pageantry activity in Junior High. Swaga continued performing through high school and into college where marched in the Concord Blue Devils World Winterguard as well as their Drum and Bugle Corp.
After Swaga stopped performing with the Blue Devils, he went on to teach various guards around the country including: Homestead High School, Esperanza De Luz Winterguard/Drum Corp, Rancho Bernardo High School, Emanon Ind. Winterguard, Belmont High School, as well as many others.
Currently Swaga judges for various marching band/pageantry circuits around the country.
When not participating in pageantry activities Swaga is an executive producer for various cable network shows. He's worked for multiple networks including Bravo, Netflix, WE, OWN, Lifetime, Logo, TLC, Sundance Channel, and E! Entertainment.