Nate was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up in Denver, CO. Upon graduating high school, he received a baseball scholarship to play baseball at Concordia University - Nebraska. Nate was a 4 year starter and 2 year captain. After graduation, Nate found a job in St. Louis and eventually became a financial professional at Thrivent in 2015. Nate is married to Julia and together they have 3 boys: Carsten is 4, Drake is 3, and Everett is 9 months. They are members at Concordia Kirkwood Lutheran Church in Kirkwood, MO. Nate and Julia are passionate about volunteering at church, Laclede Groves, and supporting St. Louis Children's Hospital.