Byron was born and raised in the Bay Area, and lives in Concord. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Web Design from California State University – East Bay, where he volunteered as a lab assistant for the art program. He studied Bok-Fu, a spin-off of Kung Fu, at the West Wind School in Berkeley and achieved a green belt. He has been a lifeguard, a nursery associate, and an executive administrative assistant, and most recently he was a collateral specialist for CMG Financial in San Ramon. He enjoys cooking, and his best dish is a slow-cooked pork carnitas.