Nguyen is currently in the Army Reserve. During his time in the military, he did two tours to Iraq. While in the military, Nguyen served as a Tank Commander with the WA Army National Guard, Psychological Operations Team Leader, and now IT Specialist. Nguyen is an NRA Certified Basic Handgun Instructor, and TX DPS License to Carry Instructor. In his spare time, Nguyen likes to ride his Yamaha FZ-07, fishing, and trying out new restaurants.