Trent was born and raised in Tyler, Texas and earned a B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in 2018. After graduation, Trent moved to Houston and attended South Texas College of Law, where he graduated from in 2021 with his J.D.
During law school, Trent held internship positions for a federal judge, at several civil litigation firms, and excelled as a member of the nationally recognized South Texas Advocacy Program. At South Texas, Trent served as the Chairman of the Board of Advocates, was a national finalist and regional champion at the National Moot Court Competition and was awarded Best Overall Advocate at the American Bar Association regional moot court competition. Upon graduation, Trent was inducted in the National Order of the Barristers and received the Dean’s Student Advocacy Service Award. He now coaches moot court and mock trial at South Texas College of Law.