Austin Cox

Austin grew up in Houston, Texas and joined the US Navy in 2013. He served as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician based out of San Diego, deploying with various units including SEAL, MARSOC, and Army Special Forces teams. While active duty, Austin continued to pursue higher education and upon leaving active service in 2019 he transferred to Columbia University in the City of New York. Austin is currently an undergraduate student with plans to attend graduate school and has a passion for sports, global economics, veteran outreach programs, and New York City pizza.