Will Harris was born and raised in Southern Pines, North Carolina. He attended UNC – Chapel Hill for undergraduate studies and majored in Business Journalism. Will also spent several years working as a carpenter doing renovations and remodeling work in Southern Pines. He returned to Chapel Hill for law school and was a published writer and an articles and notes editor for the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal. Will worked with the school’s Military and Veterans Law Clinic and had the opportunity to participate in an oral argument at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4 th Circuit on behalf of a disabled veteran. Will enjoys trail running, tennis, sailing, reading fiction, and being outdoors.