Born in Paradise, Northern California and raised in rural Orland, Anthony Rodrigues grew up a passionate outdoorsman, and avid hiker. Spending most of his free time exploring and hiking with family and friends, Anthony learned to appreciate nature and respect its laws. Anthony grew-up in a strong family unit, with his father leading the helm; guiding him to be the motivated and ever-aspiring man that he is today. Anthony joined the United States Navy and completed six years of honorable service receiving an Honorable Discharge, he began to work at the Dept. of Veterans Health Affairs where he currently works today. Anthony has travelled throughout Western Europe and North Africa and has plans to travel through South America. He is married and lived in central Virginia with his wife.