Trent enlisted in the Coast Guard shortly after graduating from high school in 2015. He served as a seaman at two Aids to Navigation units: the CGC Cheyenne in St. Louis, MO and ANT Ft. Macon in Atlantic Beach, N.C. After graduating from Avionics Electrical Technician “A School” in 2017, he was assigned to Air Station Atlantic City where he served as a flight mechanic on MH-65 Dolphin Helicopters. His missions included airspace defense over the National Capital Region and over the POTUS. While enlisted, he graduated from the University of Wyoming with a B.S. in Business Administration. He currently attends Cornell Law School as a member of the J.D. Class of 2022.