A.J. White hails from Hurricane, W.Va. In high school he won three state titles between the shot put and discus and broke the school record in the discus at Hurricane High School. White went on to have tremendous success at the highest level at Division I Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. He earned multiple Big South all-conference and all-academic honors and in 2017 broke the school discus record on his way to being named Big South Men's Track and Field Scholar Athlete of the Year and Co-Outstanding Field Performer. White obtained a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and Masters of Business Administration while at Gardner-Webb. He has also obtained his USATF Level I Coaching Certification. White will be pursuing his Masters in Communications at Regis.