Meet Our Instructors

Xxirra Draven aka "X"

Xxirra is the co-owner and Program Coordinator at PNW Driving Academy; as well as the primary classroom instructor. They will also be teaching some of the Behind-the-Wheel lessons. Xxirra has been driving professionally since the age of 21, when they first obtained their Class A CDL to drive semi-trucks, all along maintaining a perfect driving record. They are a DMV and Oregon State Certified Driving Instructor and have been teaching ODOT-Approved Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel for the last three years.

James Ryan Young aka "Ryan"

Ryan is the co-owner and the primary Behind-the-Wheel instructor at PNW Driving Academy. They will also be teaching some of the classroom sessions. Ryan has been driving professionally since the age of 21 when they first obtained their Class A CDL. They drove semi-trucks and various other large vehicles for 17 years with a perfect driving record. Ryan is now a DMV and Oregon State Certified Driving Instructor.