Andrew grew up in Marin County, California and graduated from Redwood High School in 2009. After growing up playing various team sports, he made the transition to martial arts, training at Marin Kenpo at the age of 15. Andrew started his Combat Kenpo training in 2006, and received his Black Belt in 2010 at the “High Desert Combat Kenpo Black Belt Camp” in Redmond Oregon. Andrew received his 2nd Degree Black Belt in October of 2013. Outside of practicing martial arts, Andrew works as a law enforcement officer in the San Francisco Bay Area.