A native to Maryland, Scott enlisted in the Navy shortly after high school graduation. Soon after, he completed SEAL training and was assigned to SEAL Team 4.
While on duty, mostly in Latin America, Scott demonstrated an aptitude for languages, picking up Spanish.
Scott voluntarily reenlisted after 9/11. He served as a sniper for Operation Iraqi Freedom, seeing duty is both Baghdad and Ramadi. Scott’s tour ended as the results of serious injuries sustained on a combat mission. Upon recovery from his injuries Scott continued his military service as an instructor.
After service, Scott remained in Virginia working as a real estate developer and a security consult. He would go on to earn his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Harvard University Extension and is working on his master’s in the same manner.
Starting in 2008 Scott began to get involved in politics. In 2013 he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, and reelected in 2015.
In 2016 Scott was elected as the Congressional Representative to Virgiana’s second district.