OWNER / PRINCIPAL
Sonny Ward (Charles L. Ward III – Licensed California Architect), is originally from Pelahatchie, MS. He founded JSA in 2009. Sonny holds a B.Arch. from Woodbury University and a M.Arch. from UCLA. He currently serves on the National Center on Adoption and Permanency Board of Advisors, Woodbury University School of Architecture Board of Advisors, Woodbury University Architecture of Civic Engagement Advisory Board and the Emeritus Board for the Family Equality Council. He lives in Los Angeles, CA with his husband and two children.
Corey Miller is from Elkhart, Indiana. He attended Ball State University (B.S.) and University of Southern California (M.Arch) before joining JSA in 2009. He became a Licensed Architect in California in 2015.
Spencer Boyle is a California licensed architect and leads the studio’s integration of building information modeling (BIM) into project design. After serving as design lead on several multibillion-dollar public transportation and infrastructural projects throughout the U.S., Spencer rejoined JSA in early 2019. He has worked for Parsons Corporation, WATG, Safdie Rabines Architects, and in emergency management with FEMA. Spencer holds a B.A. in Art- Graphic Design from San Diego State University, and a M.Arch from NewSchool of Architecture & Design. He is originally from Jupiter, FL and currently lives in Glendale, CA with his wife.
French-born designer Emmanuel Cobbet started his career in fashion, working in Paris, New York, London, and Berlin before settling down in Los Angeles in 2002, where he launched an acclaimed, well-published line of furniture. Since then, he has expanded to designing both residential and commercial spaces. Emmanuel has been collaborating with JSA’s team on interior design projects since 2012, and is currently enrolled in the UCLA/Cal Poly Pomona Master of InteriorArchitecture Program.
Chris is from Overland Park, Kansas. He attended The University of Kansas (BFA) and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AA) and worked as a performing artist in film, television, and commercials before joining JSA in 2014.
Alfredo Cabrales hails from Mexico where he studied architecture at Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico and specialized in commercial as well as industrial construction before moving to the United States. With extensive experience in residential lighting and design, his aesthetic is often influenced by elements of Mexican colonial architecture.
Anant is a Texas-Registered Architect who attended The University of Texas at Austin where he received a Five-Year Professional Bachelor of Architecture degree. He believes that compelling, livable buildings and spaces are achieved through communication, collaboration, and environmentally conscious design.
He has over 19 years of experience and a body of work ranging from Texas, the east coast, Canada, Brazil, and now California. His design and project management expertise ranges from private residential, commercial/retail, educational, historic renovation and rehabilitation, mixed-use, and multi-family projects.
Wyatt Ininns is from Laguna Beach, California. He attended The University of Oregon (B. Arch) before joining JSA in 2018.