Nathaniel Daugherty was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a military policeman immediately after his high school graduation in 2016. Most of his military career was spent as a member of a Special Reaction Team where he specialized as the Designated Marksman Team Leader. He spent his final year in the Marine Corps in a senior operations role before his honorable discharge in May of 2020. Nathan currently attends The Ohio State University with a Major in Finance and Minor in Quantitative Economics. He is also a member of the Ohio State University student veteran mentorship program, and a proud member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He aspires to transfer to a top undergraduate business school and pursue a career in investment banking before attending a top MBA program.