Taylor grew up in the foot hills of Mt. Hood, graduating from Sandy High School in 2002. After high school he went to work in the ski resort and hospitality industry, working for Mt Hood Ski Bowl as a lift attendant, then at Mt. Hood Inn as a house keeper/hotel maintenance person. In 2007 Taylor went to work for Intrepid Construction. He was involved in many projects like ground up house builds, remodels, and decks, gaining important construction knowledge along the way.
In his off time Taylor enjoys adventure dirt bike riding, snowboarding, and playing his drum set. Recently married, he is looking forward to buying a house and raising a family.