Paris was born in Atlanta, GA but was raised in Fayetteville, NC. He then went to Raleigh, NC to study Agricultural and Environmental Technology at North Carolina State University, obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in the winter of 2014. Despite his STEM background, Paris began a career in higher education fundraising with Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC. His time with RNL would see him traveling to 10 different universities across 8 different states in the US, two institutions between Perth and Sydney Australia before leaving the company in 2019 to work for UNC Pembroke’s university advancement.
From a young age Paris has had an undying passion for video games. Beginning with Super Mario World on the Super Nintendo at the age of 6, his life has been all but consumed by the video gaming industry. Making his way through every major gaming platform into the modern age, there isn’t a single avenue of gaming that Paris hasn’t explored. He’s claim to fame in the competitive scene is placing in the top 3 in the Fayetteville Regional Qualifiers for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 4v4s in 2010.
Paris currently spends most of his gaming hours rotating between Battlefield V, Monster Hunter World and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch).