Corey Pulido was born in Morehead City, North Carolina and lived in Swansboro until age 10 when he moved to a military base in Japan for six years. After graduating from New Bern High School. He spent ten years at Lowes Home Improvement as he earned his undergraduate business degree from ECU. He is on track to complete his MBA degree in December. When not studying, he enjoys cooking almost as much as he enjoys eating. The remainder of his spare time is spent working out and watching movies with his wife, Jordan, and dog Scarlet.