Ryan is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2016 and earned his B.S. in Economics. He commissioned through ROTC as an Active Duty Armor Officer. He served as a scout Platoon Leader with Fort Hood, TX, and currently serves as a Reconnaissance Troop Executive Officer. His hobbies include Texan BBQ, camping and hiking, and studying for the GRE.