Before joining the ILOE Team in 2015, Charles was a Company Member of Odyssey Dance Theatre based in Salt Lake City, Utah. During his time with Odyssey, Charles toured in the United States and around the world performing in countries which include Germany, Switzerland, and Turkey. After having made an evening wear gown for his sister as a homecoming gift from her trips abroad, Charles discovered his love of all things garment designing and constructing. In 2016 he graduated from the Fashion Institute of SLCC in Salt Lake City, Utah with a degree in Fashion Design. Charles likes to spend his free time designing, sewing, and knitting.