Taylor was born in Baltimore, Maryland and then grew up in Perry Hall. After attending high school in Havre de Grace, MD, he then attended University of Delaware. Studying abroad for a few years in Japan at Soka University and Akita International University, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Japanese and Asian Studies. After a brief time spent teaching and freelance translating, and obtaining a JLPT N2 certificate, he then decided to branch out into the IT field. Taylor is a CompTIA A+, Network+, & Security+ Certified Technician and is working toward other certifications. He currently resides in Milton, Delaware with his rescue Whippet/Catahoula mix, Layla. In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering with single-board computers, Linux operating systems, and playing 90’s retro video games.