Keith attended the University of Missouri, where he participated in the NROTC program. He graduated in 2011 with a B.S. in Economics. Following graduation, he completed the Navy’s nuclear submarine officer training pipeline. He then reported to the USS NORTH CAROLINA (SSN 777) in Pearl Habor, Hawaii, where he served in numerous division officer and assistant department head roles. Keith then served as a Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile planner at the United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska. Keith separated from the Navy in August of 2019 and accepted an offer of admittance at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and School of Data Science (MBA/Master of Science in Data Science Dual Degree program).