Patrick Gauntt is the son of John & Amy Gauntt. He has two older sisters, Lena Dawkins and Nicole Gauntt. He has been homeschooled his entire life. Patrick participated in flag football, soccer and the SCHE Robotics team. He enjoys deer, duck, dove and turkey hunting; fishing; and wakeboarding. He also built a wooden boat with his grandfather, and is a member of the Antique Classic Boat Society. Patrick plans on pursuing a degree in Wildlife Conservation Law Enforcement at MSU.