Demetrius dela Cruz received his B.A. from UCSD in psychology in 1987. He has moved from various jobs in divergent fields: from working as a flight attendant, to doing IT support and at one point running his own landscaping business. Currently he works in the Translational Virology Core providing administrative support. He enjoys tennis, skiing, hiking and travel. He also enjoys movies and TV shows that involve brilliant, psychologically unstable protagonists.