• Personal Background
Despite his long time friend and now wife's choice, Rusty maintained a plain lifestyle and collected various items which started his way of becoming a "packrat". Though Rusty collected a lot of junk, hes always constructed useful stuff with his knowledge of fabrication & construction.
Since early childhood, he has been friends with Jenny and married her when she graduated college. While Jenny is in her travels, John keeps up with collecting items and running Johnson Salvage a company in which he started while in his teens.
• Family Background
Rusty's parents brought up Rusty in a primary middle-class household, and his parents work in offices. Despite protests towards their son's choice of hobby and career, they help work with him on business sense as well as some financial support.