Race is a 2017 graduate of Sand Rock High School and is currently stationed at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland serving in a four year program which requires five years of military service following the completion of the program. Race described the program as being similar to attending college but with a military lifestyle.
Race said that it was a nomination from Congressman Mike Rogers that ultimately led him to the Naval Academy. Race discussed the transition from high school and home to the military lifestyle –
It was a trip to Arlington Cemetery in high school that made Race decide he wanted join the military –
You can listen to the entire interview with Race by clicking the link below.