Craig was born and raised in the small town of Shelby, North Carolina, on sheep farm. He attended Appalachian State University (APP-A-LACH-AN not APP-A-LAYSH-AN!) for his bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management and his masters in College Student Development. After finishing school, Craig lived and worked in New York City NY, Samara Russia and Athens Georgia before moving to Portland. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, rock climbing, camping and traveling the world. He also enjoys reading fantasy books, board games, hanging out with friends and exploring amazing Portland cuisine and breweries.