Anthony grew up in Waco, TX where he dreamed of being a police officer. He conquered that dream in 1998 when he joined the Air Force and became part of the Security Police. After the Air Force, he became a federal police officer in Little Rock, AR and, later, a Hollister Police Officer for 5 years. He is still in the reserves with Hollister.
Looking for a career change, he started working for Wyndham Vacation Resorts and spent 2 years with the company. At Diamond, he became a manager and one of their top podium presenters.