His father was married to Marguerite Whitley until 1979. His parents met while his mother was waitressing at the nightclub The Daisy in 1977. By 1985, they were married.
As an adult, he became a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Homes in St. Petersburg, Florida.
He has a sister, Sydney, and a brother, Jason. He also has an older half-sibling, Arnelle.
His aunt, Denise Brown, is the founder and CEO of the Nicole Brown Foundation.