He graduated from Indiana University in 2012.
He worked and continued to work as a software salesman during his Bachelor career.
He was born to parents Amy Diane Higgins and David E Higgins. He proposed to Lauren Bushnell during his season of The Bachelor; but the couple ended their engagement in 2017. He began dating Lindsey Duke in the summer of 2017.
He competed for Kaitlyn Bristowe's heart on The Bachelorette.