Ross is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2017 where he earned his B.S. in History. In 2018, he completed his Masters in Global Affairs with a concentration in Economics and Business at the Schwarzman Scholars program in Beijing, China. Ross currently serves as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was raised in the small town of Silsbee, Texas. Ross believes that pursuing education and seeking challenging opportunities are fundamental to living a fulfilled and meaningful life. He wishes to help others realize their potential and devote themselves to living a life of purpose.