Austin graduated from A&M in 2006 with a degree in Biology. During his time at A&M, he studied abroad in Taiwan doing research on a protein involved in the SARS virus. He also completed an Honors thesis his senior year. He finished medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine in 2010. He says that he cannot thank the Brown Foundation enough for all that it has done for him. Austin lives in Kingwood, Texas.