Grew up in Duncanville, Texas, a Dallas suburb that has the No. 1-ranked high school basketball team in the U.S.
Wife, Gerina, is a member of the LPGA.
Played baseball, soccer and ice hockey as a youngster. His greatest thrill was the day he signed to play golf at Texas A&M, where his freshman-year roommate was fellow Web.com Tour player Robert Gates.
Joined his brother spending their summer days playing golf at Thorntree CC. His brother was his roommate, along with two cats named Walker and Ranger.