Scott was raised in a small Michigan farming community but has called Colorado home for more than 20 years. He obtained his B.S. degree in biology from Metropolitan State and his M.S. degree in anatomy and physiology from CSU. He has worked in the veterinary field for over 10 years, helping to treat companion animals and livestock. In addition to veterinary experience, Scott has also worked as a field biologist, where he researched and monitored endangered and threatened species of birds, mammals, and amphibians. He is an avid runner, enjoys hiking, gardening, and road trips with his family.