Austin is a senior at Embry-Riddle pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering. Raised in San Diego, California, Austin graduated high school in 2009 with an Air Force scholarship. He is an officer candidate-select in the Air Force’s Technical Degree Sponsorship Program (TDSP). He has worked at Horizons since his freshman year as a writer, photographer, Graphics Editor, On-Campus Distribution Manager, and was at one point the Features Editor. His other campus jobs include working for Admissions, Campus Marketing, Information Technology, and website creation for the Robotics Department.