Maven was at one time a sixth grade school teacher. He left his job to participate in the first Tough Enough competition in which he ultimatly won a WWE contract.
When Maven was 2, his parents were killed in car crash. He was then raised by his aunt, who he came to call Mom.
Attended Eastern Mennonite University located in Harrisonburg, VA.
July 2005, Maven was let go from his WWE contract
He was one of the dozen of superstars who were fired.
In July 2005 Maven was released from his WWE contract.
Maven won the first MTV Tough Enough Contract.