Warren is a native Charlottean and has lived in many, many places since high school. He began working with young children in high school. He studied and worked with underprivileged children in college while in Vermont. After graduating with a degree in American Music Studies, he worked at a Reggio Emilia school, Turtle Island, in Montpelier. Warren has worked in several Montessori schools and also in the lab school at the University of Georgia. He is a musician, mostly string instruments, and a lover of all sorts of music. Warren is the proud father of Lily-Grier (or LG), who is part of the Monarch community, and Woody, who is part of the Crescent community.