Travis grew up on Long Island, NY. He graduated from Connecticut College in 2014 with a B.A. in Anthropology. Immediately following undergraduate, he joined the Army as a Special Forces Candidate, completing the course as a Special Forces Communication Sergeant. He went on to serve in the 3rd Special Forces Group at Ft. Bragg, NC with two deployments to Africa and the Middle East. Travis will attend Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in the Class of 2023.