Sergeant Brent Kelley was raised in Troy, New York, USA. In 2012 he earned his Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Industry from Syracuse University, graduating with Performance Honors. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2015 and has previously been assigned to Fort Riley, Kansas, USA. He has been featured at events such as the Armed Forces Bowl and the United States World War I Centennial at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. He was also selected as USANATO Brigade Soldier of the Year in 2019. Sergeant Kelley currently serves in the SHAPE International Band as baritone saxophonist in the NATO Jazz Orchestra and Task Force X.