Harrison is a 2007 Colorado State University-Pueblo Graduate in Exercise Science Health Promotion Recreation. Since his graduation in 2007 Harrison has been training elementary age through semi professional athletes at MBS Sports Performance in Pueblo, Colorado. In the fall of 2009 Harrison was awarded a paid student assistantship through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His assignment at Colorado State University - Pueblo is that of intern assistant strength and conditioning coach under the supervision of Coach Allen Hedrick. Harrison's goal with this internship is to benefit from the experience and guidance of Coach Hedrick and eventually become a head strength and conditioning coach. Harrison dedicates a lot of his time as a volunteer strength coach in the Pueblo area. He is a member of the United States Weightlifting Federation and competes in the sport of Olympic weightlifting. Harrison is a Pueblo native and is a graduate of Pueblo South High School.