Andrew grew up along the New Jersey shore before attending Penn State University, earning a BA in International Politics. Following graduation in 2013, he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and was designated an Artillery Officer. His first unit was with 5th Battalion, 11th Marines; deploying to Okinawa, Japan in 2016-2017. He then served with Marine Corps Recruiting Command as the Aide de Camp and in the Marketing and Communication section from 2017-2020. Andrew left active service in 2020, joining the Marine Corps Reserves to pursue other opportunities.
Andrew is currently a candidate for an MA in Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.