Ryan is originally from Phenix, Alabama and is a loyal fan of the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!), Manchester United soccer club and the Atlanta Braves. He shares his home and takes regular hikes with his two dogs: Jackson (a Chiweenie) and Rango (a GSD/Blue Heeler). When not at work, Ryan enjoys going to the gym, playing volleyball and golf, going to concerts and comedy clubs, riding motorcycles and working on his car. Ryan was an aerospace ground equipment mechanic in the Air Force for seven years and has traveled all over the world.