Tim was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman, serving from 2014 to 2019. Tim was stationed on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay and was attached to Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines. After completing two deployments with 3/3, Tim left the Navy and began his studies at Columbia University. He is currently a second-year student at Columbia and is pursuing his BA in psychology and business management, with plans to attend law school following graduation. When not in school, Tim enjoys climbing, hiking, and also volunteers with the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps.