Deed graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2007 with a B.A. in International Relations. He worked in New York after graduation before serving for six years as an officer in the Marine Corps. Stationed in California, he has served in Jordan, twice in Afghanistan, and in Washington, DC as a Sniper Platoon Commander with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and as an Intelligence Officer. Deed will attend Columbia Business School in 2016.