Allen graduated Portland Community College with an associate’s degree in exercise science. He is continuing his education at Portland State University in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in applied health and fitness with a focus on pre-physical therapy. Growing up playing sports, he developed a deep passion for movement and exercise. He is a distance runner competing in the 1,500m to 10,000m distances. His hobbies consist of photography, playing guitar, food/cooking and he is an automotive enthusiast.