AJ Verdini is born in Wooster, Ohio but raised Lenexa, Kansas a suburb of Kansas City. He grew up playing sports his whole life from basketball, baseball, and football. In High School he only played football at Shawnee Mission West High school in Overland Park, Kansas where he was a starting quarterback and state champion. After high school AJ went to a year of Community College at Johnson County Community College doing general studies. After that first year AJ decided to move to Ohio to help his grandfather out who has Parkinson’s out. While out in Ohio he heard about the Ohio Media school on the radio and thought he’d check it out. Now he attends the Ohio Media school and wants to pursue a career in any parts of the field while also doing his own stuff on the side.