Mark is a graduate of Jacksonville State University (JSU). While attending JSU, Mark earned a position on the cheerleading squad, which made him a scholarship athlete. Mark served as a cheerleader, captain, and coach during his time with the squad. As a captain, Mark helped to lead the Gamecocks to the NCA Nationals, and he also participated in the NCA partner stunt competition. Mark, his wife Alyson, and their son Landon reside in Fairhope. He stays active in the community by serving on the board for both Fairhope Fire and Fairhope youth baseball.