LtCol Morris was born and raised in Oklahoma, spending most of his time in Luther OK, a small rural farming community on Historic Route 66. He joined the Army when he was 17 and spent 8.5 years as an Infantry soldier and Drill Sergeant.
He finished a degree in Psychology/Sociology at Oklahoma State University and joined the United States Marine Corps, where after attending OCS was commissioned as an officer and assigned to fly the CH-53E helicopter. He has multiple deployments throughout the world including 10 combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq since 9-11. He has served with all branches of the U.S. Military, conventional and Special Operations, and with multiple Coalition and Allied forces. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel serving as a Squadron Commander and leading great Americans in a very successful combat deployment to Afghanistan.