Taylor played Football and Basketball at South Lyon High School where he graduated in 2011. With over 120 tackles in his senior season, Taylor was awarded All-Conference 1st team (KLAA) and an Honorable mention on the All-Oakland County football team at the position of Linebacker. Taylor recently graduated from Western Michigan University with a BS in Exercise Science. He has future plans to obtain a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology as well as a CSCS from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Taylor also serves as a Driver/Mover/Trainer at Two Men And a Truck which helps him pay for schooling.