I was born and raised in Sturgis, South Dakota. Yes I do have a motorcycle. I graduated with my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota. Go Blue Hawks. I went to Black Hills State University, in Spearfish, South Dakota, and earned my teaching certificate. I am very active in area wrestling programs having wrestled from a young age all the way through college. I enjoy going out hiking, yard work, and really anything outside with my family. I have a beautiful wife, Lisa, two boys: Aidan (11) and Kane (9), and our family dog, Trixie.