Otis was born in Denver and raised in Colorado. He grew up playing sports, focused mainly on baseball. Otis attended Denver East HS where, similar to Crystal Pawlak, he took a sports medicine/fire fighter class that got him thinking about life after college and organized sports.
He graduated from CSU-Pueblo in 2007 with a BS degrees in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training and also a degree in K-12 physical education. Otis has worked in numerous settings including several area high schools. He as also covered numerous sports including rugby, ultimate frisbee, hockey, gymnastics, lacrosse, baseball, basketball, soccer, martial arts, golf, tennis and many more.
Otis enjoys living an active lifestyle, productive days off, the always needed downtime and enjoying life with his 10yr old son.