Parker grew up in Jefferson City, Missouri. He worked part-time for Learfield as a Sports Board Operator when he was in high school. Parker worked at KOLR10, Springfield, Missouri as a Production Assistant throughout his college career. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media/Media Production from Missouri State University. After graduating in 2016, Parker moved back to Jefferson City and started his full-time career as Digital Specialist for Learfield News. Parker and his wife Chezney have three children. He loves spending time with his family hiking, hunting, and fishing. They also have a small flock of chickens.