A product of society's faith in education, Trenton's family transplanted to Cincinnati after his parents received their PhD's when he was four years old. He grew up in Madeira, a small eastern suburb.
Though formally educated as a data scientist, Trenton credits his passion for politics to the many nights he spent playing cards and talking about issues with his parents and grandparents in Michigan.
In college, Trenton volunteered on various political races and ran an issues-focused campaign aimed at achieving racial justice. He also participated in UC's business incubator program- which has equipped him well for the start-up nature of campaigning. In 2018, Trenton graduated with his Master's of Science in Applied Economics and holds degrees in Spanish and Economics, all from the University of Cincinnati.