Stephen served in 1st Ranger Battalion from 2009-2015 where he served as a team leader, reconnaissance and target acquisition specialist, and an ammunition sergeant. Various achievements include earning the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and graduation from U.S. Army Airborne School, the Ranger Indoctrination Program, and the U.S. Army Ranger School. Stephen served five combat deployments to Afghanistan and was honorably discharged on February 1, 2015.
Prior to his enlistment into the Army in 2008, Stephen attended Texas A&M University and was a member of the Texas A & M University varsity tennis team from 2005-2008. During his time in service, Stephen graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in Administrative Leadership.
Following the completion of his enlistment in February 2015, Stephen worked as a Head Tennis Professional at Walden on Lake Houston Country Club in Houston, TX. Stephen is currently living in Austin, TX taking various business classes and preparing for a full time-MBA program in fall 2016.