Dr. Evan Jeffries was born and raised in beautiful Southern California. He has played sports most of his life and endured multiple injuries including a a torn meniscus playing basketball in high school which guided him to a career in physical therapy. He graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2006 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. In 2009, he decided to pursue spinal cord injury exercise research at California State University, Los Angeles. In 2011, he graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science and completed a thesis entitled “Effect of locomotor training with body weight support and manual assistance on cardiovascular function and muscle activity in a non-disabled population.”
He then went on to fulfill his health care professional dream and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in April 2014. For the last two years he has been the clinic director of an outpatient physical therapy clinic in Orange County, CA. He just recently obtained his Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS).
In his spare time he enjoys going to the beach, playing basketball, and most importantly spending quality time with his wife and daughter.