Connor is from Michigan. In addition to his severe hearing loss, Connor has muscular dystrophy. Connor attends the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business where he is majoring in Business Marketing. In high school, Connor was an avid wrestler (all state honors in high school) and wrestling fan and established his own business repairing and selling wrestling footwear. He received many honors and awards, including winning the state wrestling championship for his weight bracket. He was also involved in extensive community volunteering including mentoring autistic students and tutoring in high school.