Jeremy Paquin grew up in Daytona Beach, FL. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, earning his bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering. Following college, he commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army, serving as an aviation officer and an AH-64D Apache Longbow pilot, deploying to Southeast Asia and the Middle East. He earned a Master of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Master of Business Administration from MIT. He is currently a member of the faculty in the Flight Section of the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at West Point.