Will was born and raised in Cleveland, Texas. He joined the Marine Corps in the summer of 2001. Shortly after graduating high school in 2002 he left for boot camp. Will served as an 0311 from 2002-2010. He participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004-2005, 2007 and Operation Enduring freedom in 2008. Will also deployed on the 31st MEU in 2010. During his 8 years of service Will was the recipient of the Silver Star, Bronze Star with Combat V, and Purple Heart. In 2009 he received the NCOA Marine of the Year Award. Shortly after leaving the Corps in 2010 Will worked as a security contractor in and around the Indian Ocean. Since 2012 Will has been working as a Law Enforcement Officer in Texas.