Grew up as a part of Faith Lutheran Church and was active in the youth mission trips. Enjoyed boy scouts as a youth. Was active playing baseball, football, and basketball in high school. Graduated from East Peoria Community High School in 2010. Started working part-time for Medical Reimbursement and Management Services, INC. (MRMS) in 2012, and became licensed in Health and Life insurance in 2013. Graduated from Eureka College in December of 2015, was co-captain on the baseball team senior year. Started working full-time for MRMS in January of 2016. Has 2 fur children with paws, Baka and Nikki.