Following his graduation from high school in Colorado, Nevin enlisted in the U.S. Marines. During his service, Nevin completed the Basic Reconnaissance Course and subsequently served at 3rd Recon Bn in Okinawa Japan, as well as 1st Recon Bn in California. After finishing his military service, he currently attends Colorado State University in pursuit of two bachelor degrees, one in Journalism/Media Communication and the other in Economics. With an early life, steeped in the Colorado mountains, Nevin has always held a passion for the outdoors. Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, and photography are the nexus of his life, and as such, Nevin can often be found outdoors exploring wild landscapes.