David Holmer grew up in southwestern Michigan in the small town of Coloma, where he was a member of Coloma Bible Church.
In high school, he was on the cross-country team and wrote for the school newspaper.
David worked at the Cook Nuclear plant in Bridgman, Michigan.
He also served four years in the U.S. Army Reserves during the first Gulf War.
Afterwards, he attended college in San Fransico, California, graduating with high honors.
In 2010, David had his first book published. The same year, he wrote three children stories.
The following year, he published his genealogy book and compiled a treasury of children stories from five generations of his family.
David loves the outdoors, camping and hiking.
On September 25, 2011, he took off on an adventure and walked from Coloma, Michigan to Lake City, Florida.
In 2015, David went to Germany, where he walked across Vorpommern from Anklam to Friedland, Altentreptow, Meesiger and Demmin.
He also walked across Franconia from Bamberg to Itzgrund, Grossheirath and Bad Staffelstein.
His passion for life and adventure comes from battling with some major health issues.
David is an active, health advocate and openly shares his ongoing life struggles with obesity, addiction, HIV and cancer with anyone who asks.