Mr. Prom graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2009 with a B.S. in history with honors and a commission in the U.S. Marine Corps. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 and in the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit as an artillery officer in 2013. He left the Marine Corps in 2014 as a captain and now lives with his wife and children in The Midlands, Texas.