Like his three older siblings, he studied at Winter Park High School where he played for the school's basketball team.
A basketball player himself, he began to make a name for himself in the sport playing for the University of California, Irvine.
Both of his older brothers Jeremiah and Austin Rivers gained popularity as basketball players. He also has a sister, Callie, and his mother's name is Kristen.
Major League Baseball legend Ken Singleton is his first cousin once removed through his father.