He briefly considered a career as a psychiatrist and was planning to attend Auburn University, but he decided to sign with Rise Records and pursue his career as a musician.
He made several guest appearances on other bands' albums, collaborating with Palisades, Ice Nine Kills, and I Capture Castle.
His family encouraged his musical talent from a young age, encouraging him to play drums as a child. He is very close with his family. He has posted photos on Instagram of his sister and nephew.