Being born in Norfolk and raised in Virginia Beach, Aaron Rouse has always had a deep connection with the area. Raised in a single-family home with his mother and 3 siblings, Aaron always knew the importance of family and the community when it came to his upbringing. His grandparents were very influential to his siblings with his mother working and not having a father in the household. His grandfather, the quintessential male role model in his life, gave him 3 important tips that would be the foundation of his life; keep God first, work for everything that you want in life and make sure that your word is your bond. During his teen years, Aaron eventually discovered he had a talent in sports and football has helped paved the way not only as an outlet for stress and anger but also a new way to support his family and change their current situation.